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How to enhance your senses of smell and taste
Upgrade your olfactory software.
What happens when humans spend too much time in the dark
Excerpt: Underground: A Human History of the Worlds Beneath Our Feet
Some people’s brains make them hear color and taste sounds. Genetics may explain why.
Unraveling the real sixth sense.
Scientists Put A Working Eyeball On A Tadpole’s Tail
It turns out we seriously underestimated the central nervous system.
Listen to Your Intuition, Because Your Body Can Predict Future Events Without Conscious Clues
Humans can predict the future when we have some evidence--like clouds and the smell of rain hinting at a storm. But can we anticipate future events without sensory clues?
Liquid-Filled Robot Finger More Sensitive to Touch Than a Human’s
Add to the list of things robots now do better than humans: feel. Researchers at the U. of Southern California’s … Continued
Head-Mounted 3-D Mapping Device, Developed for Robots, Can Help Blind People Navigate
A system first made for robot navigation could give blind people the equivalent of a Braille head-up display, according to … Continued
Tactile Glove Uses Small Vibrations to Improve the Wearer’s Sense of Touch
Researchers at Georgia Tech have found that a little vibration goes a long way toward upping a person’s sense of … Continued