Muscles

03.24.11
Rubbery artificial muscles promise to make robots more lifelike
03.24.11

Rubbery artificial muscles promise to make robots more lifelike

Some robots may already look pretty lifelike, but it's still quite a different story when they're a...

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12.15.10
Athlete Robot runs just a few steps before falling down, does it with style
12.15.10

Athlete Robot runs just a few steps before falling down, does it with style

Since 2007, researchers at Tokyo University's ISI Lab have been working on a prototype of a running...

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11.25.10
Active Book microchip provides hope for exercising paralyzed limbs
11.25.10

Active Book microchip provides hope for exercising paralyzed limbs

Scientists have been experimenting with muscles and technology to solve both human and robotic mobi...

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07.18.10
DARPA-funded prosthetic arm reaches phase three, would-be cyborgs celebrate
07.18.10

DARPA-funded prosthetic arm reaches phase three, would-be cyborgs celebrate

Last we heard from Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory, it wanted a neurally-cont...

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03.20.09
New material could make robot muscles better, faster, stronger
03.20.09

New material could make robot muscles better, faster, stronger

There's already been countless advances in the always exciting field of robot muscles, but a team o...

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01.13.08
All the World's a Stage: If looks could kill
01.13.08

All the World's a Stage: If looks could kill

All the World's a Stage is a column for inquisitive minds, playing with roles every Sunday evening....

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09.28.07
Air-driven robotic legs hop, skip and jump
09.28.07

Air-driven robotic legs hop, skip and jump

Though we've certainly seen robotic legs that like to get their jump on, a team of researchers at th...

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08.24.07
Festo's fluidic muscles make us all look weak
08.24.07

Festo's fluidic muscles make us all look weak

Yeah, we've seen some pretty fancy robotic arm work already this year, but Festo is out to show 'em...

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05.08.07
Here comes Beefiness Training
05.08.07

Here comes Beefiness Training

From Dorasu, developers of Duke Saraie no Kenkou Walking Navi, comes the very latest in awkward-look...

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