We're probably not living in "base reality"
And also let tourists peek inside
Jurors may one day visit crime scenes using forensic holodecks
From Ebola to virtual reality, here's what the year has in store for science
A virtual reality experiment that put adults in a virtual 4-year-old's body found changes in perception.
Researchers are plugging in smokers, alcoholics, and even crack addicts to expose them to a relapse environment--and teach them how to deal with it. Will it work?
Researchers create a virtual environment system in which you can pick up fake objects with real effort.
Do they use them to do good or evil?
Virtual reality does away with the interspecies size boundary.
Her work could put lifelike physical feedback not just into videogames, but into online shopping and the instruments used to perform remote surgery
Motion-capture software lets you try on clothes you find online
Researchers create an avatar guided by artificial intelligence
The founder of the popular online world says technology will drive a jump in the number of regular visitors
Congress holds a hearing on the potential—for good and ill—of virtual worlds
To improve its virtual-reality simulators, the military wants to incorporate smell. For help, it's turning to Hollywood
Experts go head to head on the issue of nanotech safety
Using a webcam and gesture-recognition software, engineers create a motion-detecting air guitar that really rocks.
Hang On for Your Life! (Forget Your Lunch)Cross a robot with virtual reality, and What do you get? A thrill ride Guaranteed to blow your mind
Awed at the pace of technological advances, a faction of geeky writers believes our world is about to change so radically that envisioning what comes next is nearly impossible.