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e-skin

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New e-skin is sensitive to touch and self-healing

Chemists and engineers at Stanford say their synthetic material could help produce smarter prosthetics and resilient personal electronics that self-repair.

By November 12, 2012

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Samsung to nix bloatware in Galaxy S6 OS, report says

Samsung has been rumored to be improving its TouchWiz Android skin, but it might actually decide to remove all of its own programs in favor of those from Microsoft.

By February 13, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 122: Google growing human skin, Jennifer the skiing robot, NASA's SMAP and more

On today's show, we explain why Google is growing human skin in a lab, watch an adorable robot ski in the name of science and cheer on NASA as it starts collecting data from its SMAP satellite.

By February 2, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 122: Google growing human skin, Jennifer the skiing robot, NASA's SMAP, and more

Jennifer can ski and play hockey -- even though she's a robot -- but there's more to her than just fun and games. Researchers hope that someday, the same principles they're using to program Jenny to play sports will be used to create firefighters and rescue robots, able to adapt to changing environments.

By February 2, 2015

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On the road: 2014 BMW i8

With its sculptured skin, gullwing doors and plugin-in hybrid drivetrain, BMW looks to the future with its new i8.

By December 22, 2014

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Prosthetic 'smart' skin can feel all of the things

A stretchy synthetic skin is embedded with sensors to replicate a skin-like sense of touch for prosthetics.

By December 9, 2014

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Woman gets microchip implant so she can leave office keys at home

Carrying keys is, apparently, all too much for one Swedish woman. She claims this isn't the future, but the present. And she's not the only one to let tech get under her skin.

By November 18, 2014

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Near-infrared device makes veins easier to find

A handheld near-infrared scanner can be used to locate veins in patients and blood donors by mapping them onto the skin.

By November 2, 2014

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Amazon, Disney and Dropbox increase cloud coverage

Amazon Prime comes with a new storage perk, Disney expands movie streaming to more devices, and Microsoft teams up with Dropbox. Meanwhile, emoji are getting more diverse skin tones.

By November 4, 2014

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Amazon, Disney and Dropbox increase cloud coverage

Amazon Prime comes with a new storage perk, Disney expands movie streaming to more devices, and Microsoft teams up with Dropbox. Meanwhile, emoji are getting more diverse skin tones.

November 4, 2014