Scientists made cutting edge 'smart skin' with household items

Professor Hussain has developed a flexible, paper-based artificial skin, using items found in a typical household, that is capable of sensing pressure, temperature, humidity, proximity, and airflow. 

The flexible, paper-based skin is composed of a layer of a post-it note, aluminum foil, and tape.

The original paper by Hussain et al. can be found in the inaugural issue of Advanced Materials Technologies: