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A Blueprint for Restoring Touch with a Prosthetic Hand

by University of Chicago Medicine Communications Office, University of Chicago
New research at the University of Chicago is laying the groundwork for touch-sensitive prosthetic limbs that one day could convey real-time sensory information to amputees via a direct interface with the brain.

Touch Goes Digital

After touch screens, researchers demonstrate electronic recording and replay of human touch.

Relax! Slip on an Electric Vest to Knead Away Stress

by Olivia M. Hall - Cornell University News Office
Anxiety? No problem. An electric vest can rub away your stress-filled day. Three Cornell students have developed a garment – embedded with piezoelectric cells and tiny motors – that gently massages the back and shoulders, mimicking a human touch.