Do androids dream of wearing human skin?

Move over C3PO, softer robots with living skin are in.

The human skin covered robots finger bending
The main advantage of growing skin on the finger directly is that it’s always going to be a perfect fit so can allow the device to bend easily. If the skin was cut from a flat sheet and adhered to the finger, the imperfect shapes and seams would interfere with the movement. Credit: ©2022 Takeuchi et al.