October 16 2015 3:59pm

Artificial “skin” could lead to prosthetics with sensation

In this video, provided by Bao Research Group at Stanford University, chemical engineering professor Zhenan Bao discusses how artificial pressure-sensing skin can communicate with brain cells. The skin is made of plastic electronic materials on flexible substrates. The engineers envision that this approach could inspire technologies to medically restore a natural sense of touch.

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