Russian experiment hopes to reduce cow anxiety with VR headset

Russian experiment hopes to reduce cow anxiety with VR headset

To combat cow anxiety and thus increase milk production, , a news website for the Russian dairy industry, tested out virtual reality systems built specifically for the cows’ heads.

Russian cows get VR headsets 'to reduce anxiety'

Russian cows get VR headsets 'to reduce anxiety'

The herd donned VR systems adapted for the "structural features of cow heads" and were shown a "unique summer field simulation program".Moscow's Ministry of Agriculture and Food cited research which they say has shown a link between a cow's emotional experience and its milk yield.

Russian cows get virtual-reality glasses to help them ward off winter blues

Russian cows get virtual-reality glasses to help them ward off winter blues

In a statement published on Monday, the Moscow region’s agricultural authorities said its milk farmers were drawing on the “best of international practice” in a bid to improve the wellbeing of their cattle.Bovine music therapy is not a particularly new technology in Russia.

VR Software Sheds Light on Deadly Chemical Nerve Agents

VR Software Sheds Light on Deadly Chemical Nerve Agents

Sergei, a former Russian military officer and double agent for the UK’s intelligence services, and his daughter each survived the poisoning. Nanome advisor Zoran Radić, a chemist at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), used Nanome’s molecular visualization software to better understand how the Novichok worked.