Engineers at Caltech and ETH Zurich have come up with a new artificial skin that helps detect temperature changes. This pectin sensor could be used for several biomedical and robotics applications in the future.
Material Science January 30, 2017
Scientists from the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology developed an artificial skin that has hair and sweat glands. The study is beneficial for patients with severely damaged skin.
Life April 4, 2016
Scientists in Japan have successfully created a revolutionary artificial skin that can produce sweat and grow hair. The lab-grown skin could someday be used to offer functional skin transplants to patients with skin disease and severe burns.
Life April 2, 2016
Researchers at Cornell University in New York have developed a color- and shape-changing skin inspired by the camouflaging ability of octopus and squid species. The new technology can be used to provide robots with the means to express various moods, which would allow them to have a better emotional connection with people.
March 4, 2016
Robots with artificial skin could, one day, dart around sharp corners, change color and glow in the dark. How does this new material, inspired by octopus, work?
March 3, 2016
Engineers in Saudi Arabia have fashioned an artificial sensor using everyday, recyclable materials. The device can possibly revolutionize the field of medicine and robotics.
Life February 23, 2016
Researchers from Stanford University have successfully created an artificial skin that is able to turn things like pressure and heat into nerve impulses. This is the next step into creating prosthetic limbs that actually have feeling.
October 16, 2015
An engineering team recently created an ultra-thin new material that can change color when flexed or bent. This skin could be useful in a variety of applications, including entertainment and building safety.
March 12, 2015
Researchers from the U.S. and South Korea have developed silicon nanoribbons with sensors for artificial skin. The technology will one day restore the sense of touch of amputees.
Internet Culture December 10, 2014
A new research was able to successfully grow genetically identical samples of the human skin for the first time. The artificial skin can be used to test drugs and cosmetics and study several skin conditions as well.
Life April 26, 2014