Korean Scientists Have Made Artificial Skin From 'Nanohair' Fibers
Posted August 09, 2012 8:50 AM
A team of South Korean researchers have created a synthetic equivalent to human skin that is able to detect pressure as well as stresses and forces being applied to it, such as pinching. This artificial skin was derived from the intermolecular forces between "nanohairs" and can not only be easily manufactured, but done so cheaply.
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Post tags: artificial skin, human skin, Kahp-Yang Suh, nature materials, piezoelectricity, piezoresistance, seoul national university
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