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Stanford engineers create artificial skin that can send pressure sensation to brain cell

October 21, 2015

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Stanford engineers have created a plastic skin-like material that can detect pressure and deliver a Morse code-like signal directly to a living brain cell. The work takes a big step toward adding a sense of touch to prosthetic limbs.

Courtesy imagery: “Gripping stuff” by Chris Bursnell, “Army to display flexible technology” US Army REDECOM

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