"Remember the Google X skunkworks project that saw the company imagining contact lenses that could monitor your glucose levels?" asks Slash Gear. "Sounded weird, and more like some means to an end for a bigger project. Then we found Google had a partner in Novartis, and the contact lens that could monitor your health seemed a bit closer to reality. It’s now even closer to being on your eye, as Google has been granted a patent to manufacture the lenses, which have multiple layers and their own chipset." Read more.