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Transparent Skin Developed By Japanese Researchers

If you want to show the world what you’re REALLY made of, guts and all, then your wait is almost over. Thanks to Japanese researchers from RIKEN, biological tissue can be turned transparent via chemical reagent, so you can look like a superhero without the need to have powers or a cool alien back story. [...]

Giant Teddy Bear Robot Can Pick People Up

With the elderly population of Japan increasing rapidly there is a great need for adequate nursing care. That’s why companies there have been developing robots to help care for older patients. The new Riba II robot resembles a giant teddy bear. Developed by the Riken research center and Tokai Rubber Industries, the new Robot for Interactive [...]