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Electronic skin can sense the direction in which it's being touched

We’ve already seen artificial skin capable of sensing touch and prosthetics that sense texture, but now a group of Korean scientists has come up with a stretchable electronic skin that “feels” in three dimensions. 208 more words

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New ultrasound research creates holographic objects that can be seen and felt

Haptic feedback has become a common feature of recent technology, but such systems usually rely on stimulation of parts of the user’s body viadirect mechanica… 250 more words

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China As The Clean Tech Hub of the World

The majority of the world population will be living in an urban sprawl—about 3.3 billion people in cities and towns. Jakarta, Bangkok, Mumbai, Shanghai, Manilla, and many other Asian cities that will join Tokyo in the ranks of… 1,048 more words

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Mars One: 4 Minnesotans step closer to taking 'next giant leap for mankind'

Four Minnesotans are among the semifinalists for a one-way trip to Mars.

Mars One, a Dutch nonprofit behind a multi-billion dollar project to take the “next giant leap for mankind” by  201 more words

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The Anonymous Luddite on Twitter

“We can either use this technology as an echo chamber or use it to open our proverbial horizons.” 

- Anonymous Luddite | RT by Zero Hedge…

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Heading into the holidays, Best Buy pitches low expectations

Although the Consumer Electronics Association predicts the gadget-and-gizmo industry’s 2014 holiday sales will scoot up by 2.5 percent, top executives at Richfield-based Best Buy indicate they are keeping their expectations low for a profitable holiday sales season. 280 more words

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Rochester teen among Disney innovation challenge winners

What do you get when you ask kids to make the world a better place? According to Disney, at least, you get the possibilities imagined by hundreds of youth, including a Minnesota teen who met Disney’s challenge. 596 more words

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