Dental Students Play Doctor in Virtual World

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. Advertisements

Science Roundup

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 […]

NOAA Envisions A Century Of Sea Level Rise

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 […]