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Rebel Cell: Book Review

Posted in Medicine, Reviews, Science on 27th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

Geneticist and award-winning science writer Kat Arney takes the reader back to the dawn of life on planet Earth right up to the present day to get to the heart of what cancer really is and how by better understanding it we might one day overcome it. There is PTN's review of the book.

An Overview Of VR Gaming

Posted in Games, Reviews, Software on 22nd Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

As technology progresses, virtual reality gaming hardware has matured to the point that VR headsets now offer a great experience with little lag or latency induced nausea, two areas that had presented problems historically.

Using Virtual Reality For Training

Posted in Hardware, Reviews, Software on 22nd Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

VR can inject enthusiasm and engagement where they may be lacking, and therefore is helping employees see their jobs in a fun and positive light. Employee training is one of the areas that is benefiting the most from the immersive revolution.

A Brief History Of The VR Revolution

Posted in Games, Hardware, Reviews, Software on 17th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

Supporters believe VR has the potential to improve and revolutionize many fields including education, architecture, medical, business, research, military, therapy, travel, art, design, just to name a few. Let’s take a brief look at how we got to be where we are now and what might be on the horizon...

Musical Applications In VR

Posted in Games, Reviews, Software on 12th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

Beyond just enjoyment, VR tools offer a new way to create music in a fun, engaging and immersive way. Here we take a look at these applications.

Interview With Solana Blockchain Founder Anatoly Yakovenko

Posted in Business, Interviews, Online, Software on 9th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

Here is an interview with Solana founder, highlighting the path that he went through to build the new blockchain technology

Interview With Emin Gun Sirer, Founder And CEO At Ava Labs

Posted in Business, Interviews, Online, Reviews, Software on 9th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

Avalanche is an open-source platform for launching decentralized finance applications and commercial blockchains in one interoperable, highly scalable ecosystem.

Physical Education In Virtual Reality

Posted in Games, Hardware, Reviews, Software on 7th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

As virtual experiences become the main form of entertainment, the fitness of the general population has been reduced as people prefer to sit in front of a screen rather than go outside for walks or to play football in the garden. The new popularity of virtual reality (VR) however can potentially change this trend.

Ecology In VR

Posted in Games, Reviews, Science, Software on 7th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

If you love VR and If ecology and Zoology is interesting to you, it’s well worth checking this out.

Google And Harvard Map Brain Connections In Unprecedented Detail

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 6th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

The human brain is the most ridiculously complex computer that’s ever existed, and mapping this dense tangle of neurons, synapses and other cells is nigh on impossible. But engineers at Google and Harvard have given it the best shot yet, producing a browsable, searchable 3D map of a small section of human cerebral cortex.

'Robot Swarms' Could One Day Build Underground Shelters For Humans On Mars

Posted in Science on 6th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

NASA and other groups have looked at different potential shelters on Mars, Thanga says, including ideas for houses made from sandbags or ice.

Electronic Nose Sniffs Out Cancer In Blood Samples With Over 90% Accuracy

Posted in Medicine on 5th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

The data shows we can identify these tumors at both advanced and the earliest stages, which is exciting.