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The O&P EDGE Direct E-Newsletter
September 3, 2020


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New Electronic Skin Reacts to Pain Like Human Skin 


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The skin-like sensing prototype device, made with stretchable electronics, combined technologies pioneered by the RMIT team. Photograph courtesy of RMIT. 


Researchers have developed an electronic artificial skin prototype that reacts to pain just like real skin, opening the way to better prosthetics, smarter robotics, and non-invasive alternatives to skin grafts. The device, developed at RMIT University, Australia, can react to painful sensations with the same speed that nerve signals travel to the brain. MORE

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