Medicine

Why Two Aussie Doctors Made A Card Game About Vaccination

Why Two Aussie Doctors Made A Card Game About Vaccination

Games can be powerful. They can be thought-provoking. They can be emotional. And they can teach. We might shake our heads at so-called “educational games”, but they have proven themselves an effective way to inform and engage where other, more formal methods fail, especially when it comes to children. Which…

Scientists Use Kinect To Make Instant X-Rays And Freak People Out

Scientists Use Kinect To Make Instant X-Rays And Freak People Out

Everything’s better with Kinect. Including, apparently, your insides. OK it’s not actual X-Rays, but rather a simulation using the Xbox camera to match a model in real time to your own movement. Apparently the effect’s so good at least one woman “gasped and covered her breasts, trying to shield herself…