Your brain knows the difference.
Proving the power of whiskers and paws.
How else are they weird? Let us count the ways
When it’s not working right, touch and proprioception are thrown out of whack
A library of texture
It's due to special receptors in your skin, and the discovery could lead to a cure to chronic itchiness
It can transmit different amounts of pressure, just like real skin
Technology gets the touchy-feelies
These findings could help researchers make prosthetic arms that have a lifelike sense of touch.
Tech hooks into your home's electric system to track touch from afar
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