Featured in touch
Here’s why you can’t tickle yourself
Your brain knows the difference.
A blindfolded sea otter named Selka shows how the critters find food in murky water
Proving the power of whiskers and paws.
Star-nosed moles are nature’s speed-eating champions
How else are they weird? Let us count the ways
Your “Sixth Sense” Of Body Awareness Depends On This Gene
When it’s not working right, touch and proprioception are thrown out of whack
Robot Fingertips Create A New Standard For What Products Feel Like
A library of texture
Why Does A Fly Landing On Your Arm Make You Itch?
It's due to special receptors in your skin, and the discovery could lead to a cure to chronic itchiness
Prosthetic Limbs Could Have Artificial Skin That Really Feels
It can transmit different amounts of pressure, just like real skin
Forget Text Messages–Send Emotions Over The Air
Technology gets the touchy-feelies
Scientists Recreate The Sense Of Touch With Direct-To-Brain Electrical Signals
These findings could help researchers make prosthetic arms that have a lifelike sense of touch.
For Five Bucks, Every Screen In Your House Could Be A Touchscreen
Tech hooks into your home's electric system to track touch from afar