Artificial Skin: from Star Wars to Stanford

by Socrates on February 1, 2011

Another case of science fiction becoming science fact: Reuters News just posted this video of the latest milestone reached towards the creation of artificial skin.

Original description of Ben Gruber’s video report: Scientists at Stanford University have developed artificial electronic skin that is sensitive enough to feel a butterfly’s soft step. It’s an innovation researchers say could pave the way for the creation of a replacement for damaged human skin.

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