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  • May 31, 2018

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A cockroach carries an electronic mimic of a nerve that senses variations in pressure.
A cockroach carries an electronic mimic of a nerve that senses variations in pressure.

Synthetic nerve flexes a cockroach’s muscle

Artificial nerves that have an animal’s sophisticated sense of touch could advance the capabilities of prosthetics. Tae-Woo Lee at Seoul National University and his colleagues took a step towards that goal by designing a bio-inspired nerve system that communicates complex tactile information.

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