Magic Mirror Shows Your Bones and Muscles In Real Time

Feeble people of the world, rejoice, because the "magic mirror" will show your inner anatomy, demonstrating that below all my wine-and-tapas-induced bag of jell-o fat, there are some bones and muscles. Or so I think.

It's not Total Recall material, but a tracking system developed by professor Yoshihiko Nakamura of the Information and Robot Technology Institute and University of Tokyo's boffins. The system can monitor and display 300 skeletal muscles thanks to 16 electromyographs, which measure the electrical impulses that govern your muscles.

The magic mirror marks the muscles with different colours depending on how much they are being used, ranging from yellow to red, which means major activity. [Pink Tentacle]

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