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Two Scientific Studies Show Viaiblity of Treating Autism With VR

The potential number of use cases for virtual reality remains unclear. In the scientific sector, it seems a few new options are being explored. One option comes in the form of treating autism. Two separate studies have confirmed VR can be of great help in this regard. Especially where autistic children are concerned, major breakthroughs […]

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Dutch Scientists Build a Black Hole Simulation in Virtual Reality

Virtual reality technology can play a big role in the science department. It allows regular users to see things which would otherwise remain inaccessible to them. Scientists at Radboud University in The Netherlands let VR enthusiasts the inside of a black hole. This is a first in history, albeit a major step forward for mankind. […]

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VR Headset use Causes Posture Slumps and Mental Exertion, Study Finds

There have always been concerns regarding the long-term effects of continued VR exposure. As this technology is still relatively new, conducting conclusive research is rather difficult. A new study published in PLOS One finds that VR users suffer from increasing mental exertion and a loss of balance. Two very troublesome findings well worth keeping a […]

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New VR Technology Lets Scientists Walk Through Scans of the Human Brain

It is safe to say virtual reality will play an increasing role of importance in scientific research. After all, there are a lot of opportunities waiting to be explored in this regard. There is now a new way to study incredibly detailed images captured by rather expensive microscopes. More specifically, scientists will be able to […]

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Explore the Inside of a Black Hole With This new VR app

Exploring space is something most of us will never get to do in person, unfortunately. Thankfully, virtual reality can help out in this regard. While it is not even remotely the same as flying into space and watching the stars, it is also a far safer method of exploring phenomena in space. The Black Hole […]

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Oceanographers Use Virtual Reality to Interpret Research Data

Oceanographers are looking at virtual reality as a new research tool. This is quite an intriguing development which could have major implications. Transforming data into a three-dimensional tool to analyze and interpret information is a positive development. It appears scientists will use virtual reality technology to gain a better understanding of climate change on the […]