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Scientists Built a Robot That Lets You Feel Virtual Breasts



Haptic technology has come a long way in recent years. And at long last, it’s finally reached its inevitable conclusion: Boobs.

More specifically, Japanese researchers have developed a robot hand that uses haptic technology to simulate softness on individual fingertips. Other than acting as a stand-in lady friend for lonely scientists, the device has the potential to give medical students more hands-on practice (so to speak) with breast exams.


This is a good way to cop a feel without getting slapped. Right, Champ?

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