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It's Christmas party season, that perfect storm of open bar and all of your colleagues waiting to see who will be this year's obnoxious, puking, passed out and/or dead person at the party. Don't be that guy.
Skin is complicated. It's our body's largest organ, one that ostensibly senses touch — but also temperature, pain, wetness, itching, and more. A new, stretchy artificial skin, seen above, can pick up many of the sensations from the real thing, and it could someday cover a life-like prosthetic hand.
Last month, the ESA landed on a comet 300 million miles away to take samples that could help unravel our solar system's origins. It turns out there are pieces of comets closer to home, too – with fragments found in Antarctica.