Restoring touch sense to damaged nerves

Tel Aviv University researchers have developed the triboelectric nanogenerator (TENG) sensor that can be implanted in the body, e.g., under the tip of a severed finger. It connects to another nerve that functions properly and restores tactile sensation to the injured nerve.

https://en-engineering.tau.ac.il/Engineering-Faculty-Dr-Ben-Maoz-Restoring-Tactile-Sensation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncoE-w6I7AE

https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acsnano.0c10141

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