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Researchers Create 3D-Printed Fingertip That Has Sense of Touch Like Human Skin

The new 3D-printed fingertip created by researchers.

The new 3D-printed fingertip created by researchers.

Photographer: Professor Nathan Lepora/PA Media

Researchers have created a new 3D-printed fingertip that has a sense of touch like human skin and could help improve prosthetics.

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