Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Deal of the Day - Pay What You Want for the Learn to Code Bundle, includes AngularJS, Python, HTML5, Ruby, and more. ×

Submission + - Pressure-sensitive Skin Created From Nanowires (gizmag.com)

ElectricSteve writes: Using a process described as “a lint roller in reverse,” engineers from the University of California, Berkeley, have created a pressure-sensitive electronic artificial skin from semiconductor nanowires. This “e-skin,” as it’s called, could one day be used to allow robots to perform tasks that require both grip and a delicate touch, or to provide a sense of touch in patients’ prosthetic limbs.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Pressure-sensitive Skin Created From Nanowires

Comments Filter:

Chemist who falls in acid will be tripping for weeks.