ICYMI: Hairy robots are better than smooth
That doesn’t mean the future will be pretty.
Artificial skin grows hair and sweat glands
It might be a little too close to the real thing.
Robots could get soft, stretchable skin that changes colors
You won't even see 'em coming.
Stanford researchers make artificial skin that senses touch
Technology that could help amputees in the future to feel touch once again.
Artificial sense of touch gets smarter, lets robots really feel
The verdict's still out on whether or not androids dream of electric sheep. But their ability to f...
Canadian researchers aim to build a more life-like robot, one piece at a time
It may not be all that human-like in its current state, but a team of researchers at the Universit...
Stanford builds super-stretchy skin sensor out of carbon nanotubes (video)
An artificial skin that senses pressure, pinches and touch sounds like a macguffin from The Out...
UC Berkeley researchers craft ultra-sensitive artificial skin, robots dream of holding eggs
Researchers and engineers have been toiling on synthetic skins for years now, but most of 'em have r...