Artificial Skin Can Feel Pressure and Heat

An “electronic skin” can feel pressure and heat like human skin

Innovator: Dae-Hyeong Kim
Age: 37
Assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at Seoul National University.

Form and function: A synthetic material designed to mimic the elasticity and sensory capabilities of human skin. Kim says his “electronic skin” can detect heat and pressure and even warms to the temperature of the human body.

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