It took a while for Soundgarden to Jell with me. My initial exposure to them was Badmotorfinger, the first recording of theirs I bought. I was an immediate fan of Cornell’s voice. He owned that tenor like Hendrix, and Stevie Ray owned their guitars, it just did whatever he wanted it to do. But initially […]
The future is full of virtual reality games, and applications. But one place where its utility is clearly going to have a positive impact is in the world of medicine. In London, the Virtual Reality Show is displaying some of the technologies that will change the way medicine, surgery, and even psychotherapy are practiced in […]
Some new research has shown that one of the most common neonicotinoid pesticides is really messing with the world’s honey bees. Previous research has already shown how neonicotinoid exposure can reduce the number of worker bees that find their way home. But this new research shows how the pesticide is damaging their flying ability. This […]
That the world’s oceans are getting warmer isn’t news. What is news is that all that warming is slowly turning parts of the ocean into a toxic stew of algae. That’s the result of some new research from New York’s Stony Brook University (SBU) that was published this week. A team of scientists led by […]
There’s a big difference between practicing dentistry, and finding a way to practice being a dentist. But thanks to the world of virtual reality, dentists-in-training have a new way to practice their craft through the relatively new technology of mixed reality (MR), where the virtual world meets the real world. VOA’s Kevin Enochs reports.
The Cassini spacecraft starts its swan song after more than a decade orbiting Saturn, a partnership between industry and education points to a breakthrough for rechargeable batteries, and a new way to collect sunlight could make solar cells significantly more productive. These are some of the top stories in the world of science today. Cassini’s […]
Amidst all of the pomp and circumstance preceding last week’s presidential inauguration, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released a far-reaching and detailed look at how climate change could affect America’s and the world’s coastlines. The report lays out six different scenarios on how high sea levels can be expected to rise. The estimates […]