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COOL! The Video Game “Tetris” Is Being Used To Treat People With A Lazy Eye
COOL! The Video Game “Tetris” Is Being Used To Treat People With A Lazy Eye
A new and innovative approach to treat a lazy eye, or amblyopia, is showing incredible success and it's doing it in a fun way.  By playing video games!  A research team led by Dr. Robert Hess from McGill University and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre have used the popular video game, Tetris, for treatment of a lazy eye in a way never done before.  They are seeing dram
The Real Life Science Behind James Bond’s Gadgets
The Real Life Science Behind James Bond’s Gadgets
In anticipation of the upcoming release of 'Skyfall,' the 23rd installment of the James Bond franchise, we've explored five of our favorite Bond gadgets and put them to the test of reality. It's every guy's (and probably girl's) dream to have their own real life Q and his accompanying gadgets. But how many of these are accurate portrayals of reality and how many are far-flung fantasies that belong
Beer Muscles Are a Real Thing Now, Says Science
Beer Muscles Are a Real Thing Now, Says Science
There have been countless naysayers throughout the years guilty of spewing out health-nut, anti-beer propaganda in hopes of convincing a society of two-fisted boozehounds that a drinker’s lifestyle is detrimental to his health. However, an ambitious and heroic team of Japanese scientists has recently concluded that all of that “beer is bad for you” business is for feeble-bodied weaklings, as their

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