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(BBC)   The latest Star Trek technology to be created in real life: Borg prosthetics   ( bbc.co.uk) divider line
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2012-12-17 01:20:34 PM  
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Nurglitch: Feepit: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121217030957.htm

Original article discusses this in more detail. Also includes a most astounding bit of information: she is manipulating it in SEVEN DIMENSHUNS!!!

The high number of dimensions is less shocking if you consider that many every-day activities are best described in 4+ dimensions. Flavour, for example, has five: sweet, salt, bitter, sour, and umame.

It should probably be "seven axis" not "seven dimensional." 7-axis isn't uncommon for robotic arms:
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2012-12-17 11:51:35 AM  
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What's the ratio of Star Trek vs Star Wars real life application now?
2012-12-17 11:40:32 AM  
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OtherLittleGuy: czei: What Borg implants may look like:

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Resistance is indeed futile
2012-12-17 09:51:44 AM  
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