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e-skin

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New e-skin is sensitive to touch and self-healing

Chemists and engineers at Stanford say their synthetic material could help produce smarter prosthetics and resilient personal electronics that self-repair.

By November 12, 2012

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BMW Concept X5 eDrive under the skin (pictures)

A look at the drivetrain under the hood of the BMW Concept X5 eDrive.

4 Images By April 16, 2014

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If body piercings could harvest human energy...

A conceptual collection of gold and biopolymer jewellery consists of three pieces, each of which pierces the skin: E-pulse Conductor, Blood Bridge, and Blinker.

By August 7, 2014

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Google refines Custom Search, delivers Wikipedia skin

In addition to updating the Custom Search tool with new features, Google announces creation of a custom Wikipedia skin to make searching the encyclopedia easier.

By October 26, 2009

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Google grab bag: Chrome skins and Gmail tweaks

Gmail Labs lets users customize their interface and find labeled messages faster; Chrome gets themes; Google contributes to MySQL; the future of search.

By September 10, 2008

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My, you have such soft e-skin!

Japanese researchers say they have developed a rubber that's able to conduct electricity well, paving the way for robots with stretchable "e-skin."

By August 13, 2008

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Touch your robot, and its new skin will light up

This e-skin responds to touch with light. It could also be used for medical applications and interactive displays.

By July 22, 2013

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Could nanowire skin help robots do the dishes?

UC Berkeley engineers have developed a low-power e-skin of touch-sensitive nanowire mesh that may help robots manipulate fragile objects.

By September 12, 2010

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Fitbit's wearable lead stays strong despite Force recall

Fitbit's share of the fitness tracker market hasn't taken a hit following the recall of its Force wristband, reveals a retail report from the NPD Group. In fact, it's still growing.

By April 23, 2014

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Plastic hit by bullet regrows after getting hit

Will the future bring self-healing car bumpers? Researchers create a type of plastic that can regenerate over cracks and holes.

By May 8, 2014