Engineering Spidey Senses (image) Purdue University Share Print E-Mail Caption In nature, 'spidey-senses' are activated by a force associated with an approaching object. Researchers are giving autonomous machines the same ability through sensors that change shape when prompted by a predetermined level of force. Credit ETH Zürich images/Hortense Le Ferrand Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail 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.