Katherine Isbister

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Can Gaming Make Us More Social?

NYU's Katherine Isbister imagines a future where technology connects us to other people, not avatars.

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Kinect Technology

Microsoft's new gaming interface tracks your body's movements, without handheld controllers.

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\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.

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