STRAIN 2 (IMAGE) Rice University Caption A Rice University lab tests material covered in strain-sensing smart skin. The multilayer coating contains carbon nanotubes that fluoresce when under strain, matching the strain experienced by the material underneath. Credit Jeff Fitlow/Rice University Usage Restrictions None License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.