How to Setup and Use Multi-touch on Your MacBook Pro

These are instructions on how install and setup gesture based Multitouch on your MacBook Pro. You can pinch, swipe, or rotate to zoom in on text, advance through a photo album, or adjust an image. The gesture-based input so successful on iPhone and iPod touch is now available on the MacBook. Step One Select System Preferences

Hydraulic Hand Promises Hulk Handshakes

Injured soldiers and people with disabilities might one day benefit from a hydraulic hand that doubles finger strength. Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory say a “mesofluidic” hand could be used to remotely disarm explosives and manipulate IEDs.