Electronic Skin

Robots rarely seem cuddly, partly because of their hard metal exteriors. But designing supple skin for them has to fulfil two apparently opposing needs: being elastic enough to have the dexterity of a human, while carrying enough wiring to allow it to accurately sense its environment. Now electrical engineers at Princeton University have developed a hyper-stretchy metal film that might do the job

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