JAN 14, 2015 4:36 PM PST

Stretchy synthetic skin has sense of touch and warmth


The first prosthetic skin to simulate the sense of touch is being developed by researchers at Seoul National University. Researchers have tried to find a pathway for the skin to send signals to the brain, however they were not successful. Study authors say more work is needed with larger animals.
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