Virtual reality to treat alcoholism: Study

There is new hope for heavy boozers who want to quit drinking. A 'virtual-reality' therapy may help people with alcohol-dependence reduce the craving for their favourite tipple, says a new study.

Here's how our brains help us navigate in the dark

A new study, with the help of virtual reality, has shed new light on how people navigate in the dark.

'The Void' can be future of 'virtual-reality'

A new project called 'The Void' is an experience that aims to let people explore a virtual world in a physical environment.

Google jumps big time into virtual reality race?

A team of engineers at Google is reportedly working to build a version of the Android operating system to power virtual-reality applications.

Sony virtual reality head gear set for 2016 release
Sony virtual reality head gear set for 2016 release

Sony was at a major game developers` gathering Wednesday showing off a prototype of "Morpheus" virtual reality head gear set for release next year.

Facebook building versions of its apps in 'virtual reality'

 Facebook has reportedly declared that it is building versions of its apps in virtual reality.

Jaunt rolls out virtual reality video app 'Simply Paul McCartney'

Virtual Reality startup, Jaunt, has released its first Google Cardboard app called simply Paul McCartney.

Virtual reality can identify serial sexual offenders

Virtual reality may predict both the behaviour of sex offenders and the effectiveness of therapies they have undergone, a study shows.

Virtual pets could cut obesity risk among kids

Researchers have suggested that placing kids into a mixed reality-part virtual environment and part real world-has great potential for increasing their physical activity and decreasing their risk of obesity.

Virtual reality may encourage women to lose weight

Watching an "avatar", or a computer-generated image, that performs weight-loss actions in a virtual community might help women shed weight in the real world, says a new US study.

Virtual reality to investigate food addictions

Soon virtual reality will enable us to identify human food cravings and a way to control them for better health benefits.

Virtual reality to investigate food addictions

Soon virtual reality will enable us to identify human food cravings and a way to control them for better health benefits.