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Touchable journalism technology helps to teach medicine

A recent piece on GigaOM spotlights an interactive journalism technique developed by former journalist David Sarno. His start-up Lighthaus uses gaming methods to take storytelling beyond sight or sound and into the tactile realm.

As mentioned in the news piece, Stanford Medicine magazine is one of the early adopters of the technology: In a forthcoming issue with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital spotlighting childbirth, an article discussing the condition placenta accreta will showcase the application.

Previously: Program focuses on the treatment of placental disordersThe placenta sacrifices itself to keep baby healthy in case of starvation, research shows and Can journalism training strengthen physicians’ bedside manner? 

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