Psychology & Psychiatry

Game apps underestimate the motor skills of young children

Research finds that most interactive games for tablets aimed at children between two and five years of age do not exploit the full range of their motor skills. This is the main finding of a study carried out at the Universitat ...

Oncology & Cancer

Technology takes on breast cancer

(Medical Xpress)—An ANU student has developed a smartphone app for the early detection of breast cancer.


Man with bionic leg to climb Chicago skyscraper

(AP)—Zac Vawter considers himself a test pilot. After losing his right leg in a motorcycle accident, the 31-year-old software engineer signed up to become a research subject, helping to test a trailblazing prosthetic leg ...


Early warning system for seizures could cut false alarms

Epilepsy affects 50 million people worldwide, but in a third of these cases, medication cannot keep seizures from occurring. One solution is to shoot a short pulse of electricity to the brain to stamp out the seizure just ...

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