From surgical simulations to a tool that helps those who suffer from PTSD, virtual reality is taking on the health care industry by storm. Carrie Shaw of Embodied Labs joins Hari Sreenivasan via Google Hangout to discuss her lab, which is at the forefront of this work.
In this episode of SciTech Now, a look into a lab as researchers estimate the number of roach species on the planet; the story of retired astronaut Michael Massimino; virtual reality and the patient experience; and a look into the sustainability of guitar making.
Nikhil Patel is working on an app to assist those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The app will also be useful for family members, loved ones, and caregivers.