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Amazing gel could breathe feeling in robots


March 30th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) An amazing oscillating gel could imbue robots with feeling in the near future, says a new study.These findings pave the way for the development of a ... Read more...

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Scientists develop sensitive skin for robots


June 30th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Human skin is a biological wonder, registering a multitude of sensations from the finest breath to touch or pain. Now scientists at the Technical University of ... Read more...

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‘Super skin’ that can sense a fly land


February 25th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) 'Super skin' so sensitive to touch that it can sense a fly land on it has been developed and could allow robots or other devices to perform ... Read more...

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Robots to get touchy-feely with sensitive artificial skin


September 14th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): Robots are soon going to get so sensitive to touch that they would even be able to feel the tickle of fly feet-thanks to Stanford scientists who have ... Read more...

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Artificial skin is sensitive to even the slightest pressure


September 13th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have announced that they have successfully developed an artificial "skin” that is sensitive to touch.The development is a milestone for scientists who are looking for ways to ... Read more...

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Now, artificial skin made of nanowires


September 13th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13 (ANI): Using semiconductor nanowires, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed a pressure-sensitive electronic material that could one day give new meaning to the term "thin-skinned." The artificial ... Read more...

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Soon, living skin that reduces pain, scarring associated with skin grafts


June 15th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 15 (ANI): Burns experts at the University of Sydney and Concord Hospital are carrying out animal trails of a living skin that is completely functional when grafted onto a body. ... Read more...

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Practising on onions makes tattoo art perfect


May 31st, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Before the advent of artificial skin pads, tattoo artists had to rely on white onions, volunteers and their own skin to hone their skill - ... Read more...

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Boffins create artificial skin graft that promises to make you sweat


May 15th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): Scientists have produced artificial skin containing sweat glands.The researchers, who tested it in mice, hope that, unlike conventional skin substitutes, the new skin will allow patients with large ... Read more...

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Artificial skin with optical sensors to give robots ‘humanly’ touch


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Belgian scientists have developed what they call a flexible "skin" with optical sensors that would give robots a more human touch.According to lead researcher Jeroen Missinne at Ghent ... Read more...

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Artificial skin can’t dodge the human touch


October 9th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): Artificial skin covering prosthetics and humanoid robots might resemble real skin to the 'T', but when touched the difference is apparent.John-John Cabibihan at the National University of Singapore ... Read more...

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New artificial skin-producing method offers hope for burn, cancer victims


July 17th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 17 (ANI): A German company has come up with a brand new technique to mass produce artificial skin that may offer life-changing hope to burn victims, cancer patients and ... Read more...

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Fingerprints enhance the sense of touch


January 30th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): French scientists have found that fingerprints can actually help detect fine texture of surfaces and amplified vibrations identified by nerves deep under the skin.Led by Georges Debregeas ... Read more...

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Now bone marrow stem cells can regenerate skin


January 19th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Now adult bone marrow stem cells can be used in constructing artificial skin - marking a leap in healing wounds and burns, even organ reconstruction. To investigate the ... Read more...

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Bone marrow stem cells can be used to create artificial skin


January 15th, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 15 (ANI): A new study suggests that skin can be regenerated using adult bone marrow stem cells. Reported in the journal Artificial Organs, the finding attains significance as it marks ... Read more...

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Synthetic skin to be mass produced for burn victims


December 10th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) A synthetic skin as good as the natural one is likely to be mass produced, thanks to a new technique pioneered by German scientists.The good news is that ... Read more...

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Fully automated process to improve production of artificial skin devised


December 10th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Taking a giant step in growing artificial tissue, scientists have devised a fully automated process, which could revolutionise the production of the non-natural skin.Making use of such ... Read more...

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US scientist gets tech award for intelligent drug delivery


June 11th, 2008 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Helsinki (Finland), June 11 (IANS) The world's biggest technology award, the euro 1.15 million 2008 Millennium Technology Prize, was Wednesday conferred on Robert Langer of the US for his innovative ... Read more...

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US scientist wins Finnish award for drug delivery systems


June 11th, 2008 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Helsinki, June 11 (DPA) Bioscientist Robert Langer of the US Wednesday won the Finnish Millennium Technology Prize for his contributions to developing drug delivery systems. In all six researchers in four categories ... Read more...

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Artificial skin that senses hot and cold being developed


March 10th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Mar 10 (ANI): Artificial skin made from thin layers of polymers and carbon nanotubes is being developed that could soon give patients and robots alike the sensation of hot, cold and ... Read more...

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Artificial skin with hair cells hastens wound healing


December 21st, 2007 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 21 (ANI): A new Artificial Organs study has revealed that artificial skin with living hair cells used for dressing wounds can speed up the time it takes for an ... Read more...

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Chinese scientists develop artificial skin for patients


December 19th, 2007 - 5:30 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, December 19 (ANI): Imagine, doctors taking out a piece of artificial skin stored in the refrigerator and curing patients with skin damage. Well, this fantasy may soon be a reality, ... Read more...

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