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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Replicates Touch With Carbon Nanotubes

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: gizmag & psfk
Although used for many other industries, Oak Ridge National Laboratory has discovered a way to create a robotic sense of touch through its fibers using carbon nanotubes.

Mimicking nerve pathways, carbon nanotubes map out a more complex system of touch for potential prosthetic developments. Although such discoveries can help many disabled individuals across the globe, I wonder what it might entail for purely robotic experiments? Stats for Bionic Touch Sensations Trending: Older & Average
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