SKIN

Scientists inspired by ‘Star Wars’ create artificial skin able to feel

Scientists inspired by ‘Star Wars’ create artificial skin able to feel

Published 03/08/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore researchers have developed “electronic skin” capable of recreating a sense of touch, an innovation they hope will allow people with prosthetic [more…]

Apologetic Nate Parker returns with police violence drama ‘American…

Apologetic Nate Parker returns with police violence drama ‘American…

Published 01/09/2019

VENICE, Italy (Reuters) - Filmmaker Nate Parker apologized on Sunday for being “tone deaf” three years ago when a decades-old rape charge derailed his directorial [more…]

Tying herself in knots, Serbian skin artist boggles senses

Tying herself in knots, Serbian skin artist boggles senses

Published 07/08/2018

SMEDEREVO, Serbia (Reuters) - Armed with makeup brushes and pencils, skin artist and illusionist Mirjana Kika Milosevic gets to work on her own torso, sketching [more…]

Scientists use graphene to power `electronic skin` that can feel

Scientists use graphene to power `electronic skin` that can feel

Published 23/03/2017

Ravinder Dahiya of the University of Glasgow’s School of Engineering poses with the prosthetic hand developed by his team at Glasgow University, Scotland, Britain March 11, 2017. Photographic Unit University of Glasgow/Handout via REUTERS

Scientists have found a way to power an experimental kind of electronic skin using solar energy in a further step towards the development of prosthetic limbs or robots with a sense of touch.

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Citrus fruit linked with melanoma in preliminary study

Published 29/06/2015

(Reuters Health) - Using data from two long-term studies of women and men, researchers found a potential link between citrus consumption and malignant melanoma of [more…]