Gaming isn’t good for anything? … Think again!

Posted: September 28, 2009 in Design, Medical, Medical Informatics, Technology, Video Games
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If you’re from “those people” that think that gaming is good for nothing, think again!! Simon Scarle, a computer scientist at the University in Warwick, has modded Microsoft’s Xbox 360 which

“produces data tracking how the electrical signals in the heart moves about damaged cells, creating a model of it. The model can then be used to help doctors to identify defects and disturbances in the heart’s beating. This significantly decreases the costs and complications of creating a model of the heart, which is currently done by supercomputers and is very expensive.” – Laura June, Engadget


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