Current prosthetic limbs aren’t yet capable of transmitting complex sensations like texture or pain to the user, but a recent breakthrough by scientists at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, in which a synthetic layer of skin on an artificial hand transmitted feelings of pain directly to the user, takes us one step…
If your arm falls asleep for a while, it can sort of feel like it's made of rubber. But how do you make your arm feel like it's made of marble? According to Italian researchers, all you need is the sound of a hammer tapping stone. And some psychological trickery.
A new medical intervention has allowed doctors to inject neural stem cells into the spines of paralyzed patients, successfully helping them recover feeling in previously unresponsive parts of their bodies.
The HTC Sensation is packing a 4.7-inch screen, Beats by Dre audio, and a camera that doesn't mess around. This big boy is ready to do some stomping. Our Kat Hannaford at Gizmodo UK has given it 4 Stars.
HTC's Beats Audio deal is seeing its first fruits come forth with their Sensation update, the Sensation XE. It's sure to sound great; it even has its own pair of Beats by Dre headphones.
It's powerful. It's fast. It's responsive. It has 4G-ish internet powers. It feels more solid than Google's Nexus. The HTC Sensation 4G is probably T-Mobile's best Android phone. But there's one pesky thing preventing it from Android superiority: HTC Sense.
Don't want to pay 3D tax for HTC's Evo 3D? You'll be wanting the Sensation then, which is HTC's new worldwide flagship phone. With its sculptured, curved unibody aluminum body, it's also one of HTC's thinnest handsets at 11.54mm.
This morning, both Qualcomm and Vodafone slipped up and let specs fly early on the HTC Sensation, which is expected to be announced later today. First, Qualcomm confirmed the phone would have a dual-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon chip, and then Vodafone dished the rest of the specs out on a product page:
You've probably heard about synaesthesia, the glamorous neurological condition in which people's senses get swapped so that they smell colors and feel words. Now a group of roboticists and bioengineers have got a working prototype of a little machine that gives you the synaesthetic ability to feel things you see.…