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May 29, 2015

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May 22, 2015 — A research team has developed a tool that allows a 3D journey in ten sites of geological and palaeontological interest in the Guadalquivir basin (Huelva, Spain). In the virtual tour, developed with ... read more

Offline TV Ads Prompt Potential Online Purchases by Multitaskers

May 15, 2015 — Many television advertisers fear that distracted viewers -- frenetic multitaskers using smartphones, laptops and tablets while viewing TV -- are less receptive to advertisers' messages. A new ... read more

Apr. 21, 2015 — Artificial intelligence, virtual worlds and interaction with video games, are the elements of a new therapy designed to help people who have had a stroke and children with cerebral palsy to recover ... read more

Apr. 15, 2015 — A method for printing memory circuits directly, e.g. onto consumer packaging, has been developed by researchers. Because the required production technology is quite simple, no major investments are ... read more

Apr. 16, 2015 — Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death and morbidity in older adults, especially those with a chronic eye disease such as glaucoma. To investigate this problem, a multidisciplinary group ... read more

Apr. 13, 2015 — Researchers can demonstrate that on some standard computer-vision tasks, short programs -- less than 50 lines long -- written in a probabilistic programming language are competitive with conventional ... read more

Apr. 10, 2015 — Through the laws of physics and application of a mathematical model of fluid mechanics, a new software calculates when an irregularity occurs on site of a gas, oil or water pipe. The software is ... read more

How to Crowdsource the World for Emergency Medicine

Apr. 2, 2015 — Two new studies illustrate the power of social media and the Internet to promote scholarly dialogue around the world and the importance of establishing criteria for what constitutes high-quality ... read more

Mar. 23, 2015 — A method smartphones use to simplify images when storage space is limited could help answer tough chemistry problems. Researchers now apply this technique, called compressed, or compressive sensing, ... read more

Actual Reality Tested in Functional Assessment Post-TBI

Mar. 18, 2015 — Actual Reality has been described as a new tool for assessing performance of activities of everyday life in people with traumatic brain injury (TBI). A new article outlines the first study examining ... read more

Mar. 12, 2015 — A newly developed user interface, the “i-Mouse,” in the K-Glass 2 tracks the user’s gaze and connects the device to the Internet through blinking eyes such as winks. This low-power interface ... read more

Mar. 10, 2015 — Trefoil, Savoy, or simple ... how do you fashion a "molecular" knot that has one of these shapes? Or better still, what are the most suitable "building blocks" for enabling the ... read more

Predicting Human Crowds With Statistical Physics

Feb. 27, 2015 — A general law of how pedestrians interact in a crowd can be used to create realistic crowds in virtual reality games and to make public spaces ... read more

Virtual Patient: Avatar Shows Emotions as He Talks to Med Students

Feb. 25, 2015 — The avatars in the Virtual Patient Project give medical students life-like practice in interviewing patients, delving into health histories and narrowing possible diagnoses. These avatars were ... read more

Neck Pain Can Be Changed Through Altered Visual Feedback

Feb. 19, 2015 — Using virtual reality to misrepresent how far the neck is turned can actually change pain experiences in individuals who suffer from chronic neck pain, according to ... read more

Feb. 10, 2015 — A new multiferroric film keeps its electric and magnetic properties even when highly curved, paving the way for potential uses in wearable ... read more

Feb. 4, 2015 — Three-dimensional (3D) movies, which require viewers to wear stereoscopic (i.e. Related to the technique of creating an impression of depth by showing two slightly offset flat images to each eye) ... read more

Feb. 2, 2015 — Production facilities and components of Industry 4.0 are linked to the Internet, networked with each other, and thus open to attack. Using an IT security laboratory, researchers offer a test ... read more

Jan. 26, 2015 — Oculus Rift, a gaming headset, can help teach nurses how to communicate better, researchers suggest. The Oculus Rift headset gives your body and your mind the powerful experience of being in a ... read more

Jan. 28, 2015 — Mobile apps have proved to be valuable educational tools, but laboratory instructors thus far have been limited to using mobile devices only for virtual laboratories with simulated experiments. Now, ... read more

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