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Scientists Create Holograms That You Can Touch

As virtual reality technology continues to progress, one of the major hurdles that still must be overcome is creating holograms that people can actually touch and feel. Scientists are using sound waves to project “haptic holograms” that let you touch virtual objects with your bare hands. This technology is one step on the road to holodecks, like in Star Trek, but it also has some more immediate applications. For example, this technology could allow doctors to use their hands to examine a lump detected by…

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