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electronic skin

Electronic skin breakthrough could make prosthetics ‘feel’ real

August 7th, 2020

Scientists from the University of Singapore have developed a type of artificial skin that is packed with tiny sensors and can actually “feel.” The skin, which could someday be used in prosthetics, is capable of reading Braille and detecting warmth. The electronic skin relays information faster than the human nervous system. Prosthetics have come a …

bionic hand

Woman gets equipped with bionic hand that can actually feel

January 5th, 2018

Prosthetics have improved my leaps and bounds over the past century and we’ve reached a point where someone with an artificial limb is often just as capable (and in some cases even more capable) than a person with their natural arms and legs. Still, prosthetics have long fell short in one very important aspect, which …