3D-printed bionic skin can give bots a sense of touch, protect soldiers from explosions


University of Minnesota engineers have developed an innovative 3D printing process which can lay down stretchable electronics. The devices could be used to coat robots in a sensitive layer or to provide feeling-from-a-distance for surgeons. Image credits Shuang-Zhuang Guo, Michael McAlpine / University of Minnesota The fabric-like material is created using a unique multifunctional 3D printer…


3D-printed bionic skin can give bots a sense of touch, protect soldiers from explosions
3D-printed bionic skin can give bots a sense of touch, protect soldiers from explosions

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