Scientists from Cornell University and the Italian Technology Institute in Pontedera have developed an elastic robotic skin that is able to stretch up to five times its size, change colors, and even detect pressure. Anthony is ready to replace his own skin immediately… until Jeff tells him it basically makes him just like an octopus.
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