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…

Kinect Keeps An Eye On Grandma Without Invading Her Privacy

Kinect Keeps An Eye On Grandma Without Invading Her Privacy

Because of the way its camera depicts what it sees, Kinect is being used by researchers to monitor elderly patients for their risk of a fall while still respecting their privacy. The device is helping the University of Missouri’s independent living community predict health risks 10 to 14 days before…