Posted: March 30, 2012 by Wildcat in Uncategorized
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Oscillating Gel Acts Like Artificial Skin, Giving Robots Potential Ability to ‘Feel’

Sooner than later, robots may have the ability to “feel.” In a paper published online March 26 in Advanced Functional Materials, a team of researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) demonstrated that a nonoscillating gel can be resuscitated in a fashion similar to a medical cardiopulmonary resuscitation. (via Oscillating gel acts like artificial skin, giving robots potential ability to ‘feel’)

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