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Japan develops mobile phone with human touch

TOKYO – Japanese researchers said Thursday they have developed a human-shaped mobile phone with a skin-like outer layer that enables users to feel closer to those on the other end. “The mobile phone may feel like the person you are talking to,” the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR) said…

Kerry blames ‘out of touch’ voters for Democrats’ troubles

It’s not our fault; it’s yours. That’s what Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) told reporters after touring a facility in Boston Friday. His comments were picked up Saturday by the conservative-leaning Boston Herald. “We have an electorate that doesn’t always pay that much attention to what’s going on so people are…

Scientists make artificial skin that can sense touch

Biotech wizards have engineered electronic skin that can sense touch, in a major step towards next-generation robotics and prosthetic limbs. The lab-tested material responds to almost the same pressures as human skin and with the same speed, they reported in the British journal Nature Materials. Important hurdles remain but the…

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