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Japanese scientists develop phone that feels like human skin

Mar 07, 2011, 17:34 (2 Talkback[s])


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"Science is always marching forward, but does it need to carry a human-shaped phone in its pocket? Japanese researchers at Osaka University announced that they have created a human-shaped mobile phone with an outer coating that feels like skin. The goal: to let you "feel closer" to those you're talking to on the phone. We wonder, do Japanese men and women often touch faces as they talk to their friends?

""The mobile phone may feel like the person you are talking to," said the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International"

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