Tag: Artificial skin

Artificial Skin That Can Detect Temperature Changes Developed By Engineers

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 Produce Artificial Skin With Hair And Sweat Glands: How Did They Do It

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

Lab-Grown Skin That Sweats And Sprouts Hair Brings Hope For Patients With Severe Burns, Skin Diseases

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

Glowing Octopus Skin For Robots Can Spell Future Of Wearable Technology, Advertisement And More

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

Octopus Skin For Robots Also Glows In The Dark

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

Artificial Skin Made From Recyclable Materials May Transform Medicine And Robotics

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 Develop 'Artificial Skin' That Can Create Real Nerve Impulses

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

Engineers Create Chameleon-Like Color Changing Artificial Skin

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

'Smart Skin' Can Make Prosthetic Limbs Feel Touch, Pressure and Temperature

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

Lab-grown human skin from stem cells may soon replace animals in cosmetic, drug testing

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

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