Robotic finger bending (IMAGE) University of Tokyo Caption 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. Usage Restrictions Credit ©2022 Takeuchi et al. 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.