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Food & Beverage Electrode Lets People Taste In Virtual Reality

Temperature sensitive electrical pads make a user's tongue believe they are tasting something not there

Technology Paper-Thin LED Could Turn Our Skin Into A Screen

Researchers are taking the concept of wearable technology to a new level

Food & Beverage This Electric Fork Could Make Bland Cuisine Taste Better

A Japanese pop up restaurant tested out an electric fork that can make bland food taste saltier

Design You're Familiar With Autocomplete for Words, Introducing Autocomplete for Animations

Microsoft Research will soon unveil their newest drawing tool which helps ease the labor demands of producing animation

Innovation Stainless Steel Pavilion Puffs Up, Then Folds Flat [Pics]

Students from the University of Tokyo's Digital Fabrication Lab create a collapsable metal pavilion.

Technology Scientists Harness Soundwaves To Levitate Objects In Mid-Air [Video]

Japanese scientists created a symphony of movements in 3D space.

Innovation Energy-Capturing Device Generates Power From Microwave Heat

University of Tokyo researchers developed a machine that harvests the wasted energy of the kitchen appliance.

Innovation Downloadable Soil Sensors Can Be Printed By Local Farmers

SenSprout gives real-time moisture measurements to help to irrigate crops efficiently.

Partner Content New E-Skin Brings Wearable Tech To The Next Level

Scientists at the University of Tokyo have developed a flexible sensor thinner than plastic wrap and lighter than a feather.

Home TV Allows The Blind To Feel Objects On Screen [Video]

Japanese broadcasting station NHK is developing a tactile system to make objects on screen more real for the visually impaired.

Gaming & Play Mobile Phones & Keyboards Projected Onto Palms

Futuristic technology allows you to beam movies and your home screen onto the palm of your hand.

Technology Moth Drives Mobile Robot Through Odor Tracking

Researchers tested the insect-controlled robot to demonstrate the potential of an autonomous robot that could track smells.

Design PSFK Picks: Top 10 Health Innovations Of The Week

From an AR system that can trick you into eating less to 3D printed cartilage, we bring you the most innovative stories from the world of wellness research.

Work AR Dieting System Changes Look Of Food So Users Eat Less

Trick your brain into consuming fewer calories.