Big Breakthrough May Bring Night-Vision Contact Lenses | Sciences & Technology |

"Those night-vision devices used by hunters and soldiers may soon get a lot smaller -- small enough, in fact, to be built right in to contact lenses.

That's the word from University of Michigan researchers, who say they've created the first-ever full-spectrum infrared light detector that works at room temperature. Conventional night-vision devices require bulky built-in cooling units to work properly..."