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The Future Is NOW: Artifical Skin With The Ability To Feel

Posted by Alecia Drinkwater on Jan 16, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Stanford engineers have created a plastic “skin” that can detect pressure, temperature, and pain and transmit a signal directly to a living brain cell. Scientists hope to develop a sheet of skin embedded with lots of these tiny sensors that, if used to cover a prosthetic limb, may give users the ability to feel.

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Topics: Prosthetics, Artificial Skin