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This Electronic “Skin” Already Has a Sense of Touch. Now It Can Also Heal Itself

Technology that mimics the functions and sensations of human skin may sound futuristic, but it isn’t exactly new. In 2010, scientists at Stanford University and at University of California, Berkeley, developed artificial skin that could feel even a gentle touch. Dubbed e-skin, the device holds great potential to help

Hot yoga is all the rage but is it better for you? Instructor reveals whether working out in heated studio actually has more health benefits

It’s no secret that yoga has a cult-like following, with yogis often talking about the benefits of the exercise that originated in ancient India. Over the years another style of yoga has taken the world by storm. Bikram yoga, where the

This Japanese banana has edible skin

TOKYO If you’ve ever been to a Japanese department store in August, when they’re selling mid-year gifts, you’ll know that fruit can fetch some pretty high prices in Japan. High-end fruit can cost upwards of the equivalent of 10,000 yen, and