Virtually Painless

Lost at Minecraft AGAIN? Painful! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, asking…but what if video games could bring pain RELIEF? Henry Xiang and team from the Nationwide Children’s Hospital tried this out on pediatric burn patients. They designed a virtual reality game requiring patients to

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Burglars or Bunglers?

Crime doesn’t pay! Except when it’s virtual? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying – how far are YOU in the Tetris Effect? Virtual reality has revolutionized video games. Players can lead alternate lives without consequences — even a life of crime! But what can

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Virtually Painless

Will the next pain relief solution come in three-D? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. For many patients, hospitals mean pain. Needle pricks! Broken bones! Tonsillectomies! Physicians want to make each stay more pleasant. But prescribing pain medication can backfire with severe side effects. Doctors

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