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April 2016

UMCG interested in virtual swimming – Omrop Fryslân

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Woman with an occulus headsetThe hospital UMCG in Groningen shows interest in the Virtual Reality project of the Dolphin Swim Club. They have developed a programme that makes it possible to actually swim with dolphins. The art project also has a scientific impact. Swimming with dolphins is sometimes used as a form of therapy, especially for autism and depression. The content of the Dolphin Swim Club is filmed so realistically, patients feel as if they truly swim with the dolphins and that should have a positive effect on the treatment. The UMGC will investigate the results of the programme over the next two years.

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A dolphin at home?- Medium

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Freediver

It is cold and grey outside, but the location is beautiful. Marijke has just landed in Copenhagen and a whole journey is awaiting her. The train takes her to Sweden, to the island Öland, where she and her husband reside. It could not be more remote. But it’s usually in remote places like these where the most creative people live. And this couple may just have come up with a new medicine…

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