A Robot Made Out Of Stretchy, Electronic 'Octopus Skin'
Scientists made a robot out of a stretchy, glowing electronic skin. It's part of a new field of research on flexible or soft electronic devices.By Steven Sparkman | March 3, 2016
Scientists built a robot out of stretchy, electronic "octopus skin." So, uh ... why?
Well, octopus skin has a lot of cool properties. It's stretchy and can change color. That makes it the perfect inspiration for flexible electronics.
Flexible electronics is a big area of modern tech research.