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(Newswise)   Scientists create "artificial skin" that can sense touch, humidity, and temperature simultaneously. Here come the monolayer-capped gold nanoparticles on a PET substrate   (newswise.com) divider line 20
    More: Interesting, gold nanoparticles, temperatures, artificial skin, pets, substrate, scientists, sustainable energy, humidity  
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2013-07-08 08:52:19 PM  
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2013-07-08 09:14:34 PM  
So what does it do when it senses it is in a soft, warm, moist place?
 
2013-07-08 09:26:10 PM  
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Interested
 
2013-07-08 09:29:12 PM  
Hn, but how do they get it to form in a nice little matrix, and not a massive, jumbled mess?

And what  diety do they sarifice a chicken to to get the experiment to work?

/I swear to god, I love this field, but nanoscience/nanotech can be insanely frustrating. From people leaving out INCREDIBLY CRUCIAL STEPS in their papers, to the fact that sometimes it feels like the farking PHASE OF THE MOON alters things....
 
2013-07-08 09:35:46 PM  
E-Skin was responsible for making the bionic sounds on the 6 Million dollar Man
 
2013-07-08 09:36:22 PM  
Done in frickin' one.
 
2013-07-08 09:44:34 PM  
How long before the technology incorporated into a sex toy?
 
2013-07-08 10:10:36 PM  

fusillade762: How long before the technology incorporated into a sex toy?


Seven posts. It took seven posts to get here. We must be slipping.
 
2013-07-08 10:29:43 PM  
I didn't ask for this.
 
2013-07-08 10:37:00 PM  

SmackLT: Seven posts. It took seven posts to get here. We must be slipping.


Now now, go reread the second post with a dirtier frame of mine
 
2013-07-08 10:47:44 PM  
I thought this was an Antonio Banderas movie?
 
2013-07-08 11:47:30 PM  
Will it come in black?
 
2013-07-09 12:16:39 AM  

Mad_Radhu: So what does it do when it senses it is in a soft, warm, moist place?


That probably depends what the olfactory sensors detect in this place.
 
2013-07-09 01:12:29 AM  

gnosis301: I didn't ask for this.


Sounds like someone needs to go back and replay Deus Ex: Human Evolution. I mean, Adam Jackson would use the Typhoid explosives on you if he heard you misquoting him like that.
 
2013-07-09 06:04:53 AM  
Headline = "have created artificial skin"
Article = "have created a sensor that could one day lead to artificial skin"
 
2013-07-09 06:15:43 AM  
The 600 series had rubber skin. We spotted them easy, but these are new. They look human... sweat, bad breath, everything
 
2013-07-09 07:33:47 AM  
Wonder how long until they start trolling the porn industry for grant money.....
 
2013-07-09 08:19:10 AM  

Felgraf: /I swear to god, I love this field, but nanoscience/nanotech can be insanely frustrating. From people leaving out INCREDIBLY CRUCIAL STEPS in their papers, to the fact that sometimes it feels like the farking PHASE OF THE MOON alters things....


Hard to copyright a process and make money if you put all the steps into the public domain....

/just saying
 
2013-07-09 08:41:15 AM  

Mad_Radhu: So what does it do when it senses it is in a soft, warm, moist place?


It lays its eggs. Millions of them.
 
2013-07-09 09:36:39 AM  
This will lead to robo sex and cyborg sex. Just you wait and see
Hot hot robosex
And legit male enhancements "Do you want to truly satisfy your woman and yourself ? buy the new Hitachi magic crotch today."
 
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