Scientists just created some of the most powerful muscles in existence
Great longread from io9 on artificial muscles for humanoid robots, prosthetics or filters, developed by the NanoTech Institute at the University of Texas at Dallas:
In a surprising breakthrough for the world of materials science, researchers have created some of the most powerful artificial muscles we’ve ever seen. And they did it with simple fishing line. These freakishly strong and cheap muscles could revolutionize robotics, and perhaps one day our own bodies.
Excellent gif btw.
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