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Why kids should be encouraged to play more than one sport

May 29, 2019

While many parents are heeding the advice of experts and resisting the urge to have their kids focus…
Blue ‘blood’ gives residents innovative microsurgery training

February 21, 2019

The UW Department of Surgery is at the forefront of training residents in microsurgery, a surgical discipline that…
Why AI robot toys could be good for kids

December 20, 2018

A new generation of robot toys with personalities powered by artificial intelligence could give kids more than just…
Second Lt. Madeline Schmitz prepares to take flight in the T-6 Texan II flight simulator
Researchers Test Virtual Reality Adaptive Flight Training

January 19, 2018

A team of student researchers from Air Command and Staff College, Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base,…
Audi is teaching packing with virtual reality

August 26, 2017

Automotive industry is huge. Every company carries out a lot of operations every single day with parts coming…
DribbleUp Smart Soccer Ball Uses Augmented Reality to Train You

August 17, 2017

DribbleUp launches the first soccer ball with augmented reality on Kickstarter. The ball connects to the DribbleUp training…
Digital Ski Coach

February 11, 2016

Carv is the wearable technology dedicated to skiing that speaks to you as you ski. It measures your motion…
ONR’s Augmented Reality System Gives Marines New Perspective on Combat Training

October 22, 2015

Marines participated in the fifth and final demonstration of the Office of Naval Research (ONR)-developed Augmented Immersive Team…
Fused Reality: Making the Imagined Seem Real

September 29, 2015

There are two ways for pilots to gain proficiency in an airplane and evaluate its handling qualities. The…
It takes a NASA Village … to train an astronaut

August 11, 2015

Until now, the training of an astronaut has been somewhat of a mystery to the general public. How…
DARPA Aims to Accelerate Memory Function for Skill Learning

April 30, 2015

A new DARPA program aims to investigate the role of neural “replay” in the formation and recall of…
How To Train Your Astronauts

April 3, 2015

Training an astronaut is no easy task. Astronauts go through years of rigorous technical, health and safety training…
New Study Will Help Researchers Change Face of Military Training

January 28, 2015

The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) this week launched a study that could lead to breakthroughs in creating…
Navy training game earns accolade at international conference

January 21, 2015

A panel of international judges at the 2014 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) selected “Strike Group…
Making the Moon: The Practice Crater Fields of Flagstaff, Arizona

November 3, 2014

Between the years of 1969 and 1972 the astronauts of the Apollo missions personally explored the alien landscape of…
NRL Video Game Could Help Dog Handlers Train for Detecting IEDs, Illegal Drugs

October 29, 2014

Adam Moses is practicing dog command gestures with an Xbox Kinect in his office at the U.S. Naval…
NEEMO 18 Aquanauts Complete Underwater Mission

August 1, 2014

Four astronauts splashed up from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean on July 29, bringing to a successful…
Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers

July 9, 2014

University of Southampton researchers, with assistance from the Ministry of Defence, have conducted the first study to identify…
Space image: Spacewalk Training at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory

May 12, 2014

In this image taken on Nov. 7, 2012, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander…
NASA Astronauts Go Underwater to Test Tools for a Mission to an Asteroid

May 12, 2014

NASA is planning to send astronauts to an asteroid in the 2020s, and preparations are already being made.…
NASA Co-op and Intern Go Beyond ‘What If’ to Conquer Mount Everest

May 5, 2014

For Johnson Space Center cooperative-education (co-op) student Tanaya Bhardwaj and intern Stefan Djordjevic, being at NASA didn’t just…
Preparing for manned missions to Mars, engineer trains on Hawaii volcano

April 25, 2014

The crew lives in the domed structure. Credit: HI-SEAS. Chemical Engineering doctoral student Anne Caraccio is currently living…
Innovative gaming research gains national recognition for hospital personnel training in U.S.

March 26, 2014

Television shows have been using tension between hospital personnel as compelling drama for years. But, in the real…
How Astronauts Could Survive In The Cold After A Soyuz Landing

March 13, 2014

If your spaceship comes back in rural Kazakhstan, and it’s blowing snow, and rescue forces can’t get there…
Quiet and fuel-efficient landing – simulator tests for a new pilot assistance system

March 3, 2014

For new, quieter descent procedures, pilots must adhere precisely to a predetermined sequence of actions during the landing…
‘You Cannot Press Pause While You’re Flying A Jet’: Why Planes Help Astronauts Prepare For Space

December 19, 2013

In between these sweet, sweet video shots of jets in the video above, you’ll find some wisdom about…
Mission Possible: Simulation-based Training and Experimentation on Display

December 3, 2013

A unique system that merges the virtual and real worlds to train Sailors for combat scenarios was unveiled Dec.…
Keeping it Real: Virtual Trainer Upgrades Boost Shipboard Flight Ops

November 8, 2013

Answering the fleet’s call for more authentic training environments, the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) is delivering a more…
Who’s the ace among aces? New tool helps identify astronauts with better spatial skills

October 18, 2013

On Oct. 30, 2007, astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery set out on a routine mission: installing two…
Astronauts exploring the depths of Earth

October 7, 2013

Usually, ESA sends astronauts to outer space, but last week six astronauts from around the world spent six…
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