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The lightweight sheets could combine hundreds of vibrating components to create tactile sensations.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Girl wearing a VR headset and facing away from the camera looks up while a window backlights the scene.

Virtual reality makes between 40% and 70% of people feel nauseated. Experts are trying to figure out why.

Meeri Kim, Contributor

Image shows busy road with cars emitting signals to each other to assist with self driving.

The problem could be particularly bad in rental cars.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Researchers examining the future of self-driving cars believe we can't expect to take our eyes off the road any time soon.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

On an April weekend, engineers, designers and astronauts-in-training met to test suits for commercial, suborbital spaceflight.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

The image shows a flight simulator with a cockpit with controls, as well as a set of screens with a pilot's view of the plane's surroundings.

Researchers are learning how to train pilots for the unexpected.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

AI is helping to identify safer techniques in construction work.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Photo of people on an escalator

Now, how to convince commuters?

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Find out how more bicycles on the road actually makes it safer for both cyclists and motorists.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

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