Zhenan Bao, the lead researcher of the Stanford Lab that developed the hybrid polymer that stretches 100x its size I wrote about in May, was featured in a profile written for the MIT Technology Review website. The profile touches more on the goals of her lab’s research, making prosthetics more sensitive to touch and perhaps relieving some of the symptoms of phantom-limb pain for amputees, as well as future research of the lab to make the signals the sensors transmit receivable by the human nervous system.
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