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February 11, 2016

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February 11, 2016

Using Artificial Intelligence and Evolution to Take Gaming to the Next Level

Jan. 25, 2016 — You have a new video game and have spent weeks trying to defend yourself against your arch enemy. You finally found his weakness and how to stop him, and are joyfully exacting revenge. But one day ... read more

Virtual Reality for Motor Rehabilitation of the Shoulder

Jan. 13, 2016 — A virtual reality system for motor rehabilitation of the shoulder has been developed by scientsts. The prototype, which includes a built-in movement sensor, allows the user to do controlled exercises ... read more

Jan. 12, 2016 — The development of training technologies and surgical evaluation based on laparoscopic videos assessments is currently underway, report ... read more

Engineers Develop Simulations of the Human Heart

Dec. 18, 2015 — The heart as a simulation: In a new project, scientists explore the computational modeling of the human heart. They hope to gain a better understanding of its complex operation and thus better ... read more

Making Cancer Care Personal

Dec. 6, 2015 — Researchers are partnering with a private company to develop computer simulations that can help personalize cancer care by predicting how a patient will respond to a drug ... read more

New Technology for Dynamic Projection Mapping

Nov. 18, 2015 — It has been thought technically difficult to achieve projection mapping onto a moving/rotating object so that images look as though they are fixed to the object. A group of researchers has now ... read more

Liking on Facebook Good for Teens' Stress, but Being Liked...not So Much

Nov. 18, 2015 — Facebook can have positive and negative effects on teens levels of a stress hormone, say researchers. The study is one of the first in the emerging field of cyberpsychology to focus on the effects of ... read more

Nov. 10, 2015 — A new display brings visual information directly into the user's field of vision, as a high-definition image on an eyeglass lens. This will enable smartglasses to replace even smartphones or ... read more

Nov. 10, 2015 — Can you imagine burning your fingertips or feel that ice freezes your hand as you interact with a program of virtual reality? Researchers have now created a pair of gloves with an interface that ... read more

Virtual Selves Can Help Boost Better Real World Health, Exercise Habits

Nov. 4, 2015 — Customizing an avatar to better resemble its human user may lead to improved health and exercise behaviors, according to a team of ... read more

System Automatically Converts 2D Video to 3D

Nov. 4, 2015 — By exploiting the graphics-rendering software that powers sports video games, researchers have developed a system that automatically converts 2-D video of soccer games into ... read more

Professors Study Legal, Social Complexities of an Augmented Reality Future

Nov. 3, 2015 — Those designing coming augmented reality systems should make them adaptable to change, resistant to hacking and responsive to the needs of diverse users, according to a ... read more

3D Models Provide a Credible Stimulus to Current Archaeological Thought, Practice

Oct. 28, 2015 — Archaeological concepts such as the real, virtual, and authentic are becoming increasingly unstable as a consequence of archaeological artefacts and assemblages being digitalised, reiterated, ... read more

'Virtual Week' Brain Game Has Potential to Help Older Adults Remain Independent Longer

Oct. 28, 2015 — Just one month of training on a 'Virtual Week' computer brain game helps older adults significantly strengthen prospective memory -- a type of memory that is crucial for planning, everyday ... read more

Oct. 22, 2015 — A virtual dance teacher has been developed that can make learning famous K-Pop dances easier at home by precisely tracking 3-D body joints. The developers successfully created the precise 3-D ... read more

Oct. 22, 2015 — Facial color affects early stage of subliminal processing of facial expression, say researchers, providing the first neurophysiological evidence showing the effects of facial color on emotional ... read more

Oct. 13, 2015 — An expert statistics researcher is helping conservation efforts for endangered animals utilizing science and statistics with virtual ... read more

Oct. 7, 2015 — Bioengineers have developed a mathematical algorithm that can "see" your intention while performing an ordinary action like reaching for a cup or driving straight up a road -- even if the ... read more

Oct. 7, 2015 — A computer algorithm that copies the navigation functionality of humans and animals helps robots navigate unfamiliar ... read more

Player's Performance in Video Games Can Steer Attitudes About Brands

Sep. 29, 2015 — A company's brand may crash and burn if video game players perform poorly when they use branded products as part of the game, according to a team of ... read more

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