Meta’s sci-fi haptic glove prototype lets you feel VR objects using air pockets

You cannot pet a dog in Meta’s new, high-tech virtual reality gloves. But researchers are getting closer. Meta (formerly Facebook) is known for its high-profile moves into virtual and augmented reality. For seven years, though, it’s been quietly working on one of its most ambitious projects yet: a haptic glove that reproduces sensations like grasping […]

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Mums call for ban on ‘factory farms’ breeding beagles for experiments in the UK

Dog owners Penny Weston and Sophie Attwood have launched the Hounded campaign and petition to ban dogs being used in experiments, which has reached 9,900 signatures Two animal-loving mums have launched a campaign to ban the breeding of beagle puppies for experiments in the UK. Friends Penny Weston, 35, and Sophie Attwood, 30, from Staffordshire, […]

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Dynamic neurocircuit loop discovered in multimodal semantic processing

A neurocircuit loop in multimodal semantic integration was recently found by a research team led by Dr. Du Yi from the Institute of Psychology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) using non-invasive chronometric transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) technique. For the first time, by revealing temporal dynamics of frontal lobe control and temporal representation regions, […]

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Breakfast is going to be more expensive next year

Expect to pay more for some of your favorite cereals, snacks, soups and cooking brands next year. General Mills (GIS) notified retail customers that it’s raising prices in mid-January on hundreds of items across dozens of brands. They include Annie’s, Progresso, Yoplait, Fruit Roll-Ups, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Lucky Charm’s, Wheaties, Reese’s […]

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