News tagged with depth perception

Researcher gives surgeons a guiding hand with robotics

Guidance systems, similar to those used by rearview cameras, could make learning to perform robotic surgery as simple as backing up a car. That's the basic idea behind research by University Distinguished Professor Jerzy ...

May 11, 2016
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At arm's length: The plasticity of depth judgment

(Medical Xpress)—People have a distance at which they are best able to judge depth. That distance, it turns out, is dictated by how long people understand their arms to be. Researchers showed this in the Journal of Neuroscience ...

Jan 17, 2014
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Baseball is great for kids, but injuries can be serious

Baseball, America's favorite pastime. From watching a child's first T-ball game to aspirations of playing in the Little League World Series, there is just something special about kids and baseball. Though baseball is one ...

Apr 15, 2013
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3-D movies: thrills and ills

(HealthDay) -- "Avatar," "Hugo" and other 3-D movies thrill many viewers, but also make some feel sick, a new study finds.

Jul 06, 2012
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The Medical Minute: Pediatric eye safety

Yes, the dog days of summer are upon us; for most families that signals the longstanding tradition of back to school preparation. It’s time to begin the search for the perfect backpack and notebook, shop for new clothing ...

Jul 29, 2010
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