The skin consists of arrays of zinc oxide nanorods, encased in a layer of polyimide

We've already heard about flexible electronic "skins" that could give robots or prosthetic limbs a human-like sense of touch. Now, however, scientists from the University of Texas at Arlington are claiming to have developed a skin that's even more touch-sensitive than our own.

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Category: Robotics