Muscle

07.05.15
Stretchable nanowire mesh heats your sore muscles
07.05.15

Stretchable nanowire mesh heats your sore muscles

Don't like having to apply clunky heating pads every time you want to to deal with chronic muscle...

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02.24.15
Not all exoskeletons need motors to boost your strength
02.24.15

Not all exoskeletons need motors to boost your strength

Robotic exoskeletons have their place, but not everyone needs to curl cinder blocks. You may just...

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01.19.15
Muscle-sensing Myo gesture armband will be on Amazon this quarter
01.19.15

Muscle-sensing Myo gesture armband will be on Amazon this quarter

About a year after getting our first taste of the Myo, Thalmic Labs has announced that it's reachi...

By R. Lai,   01.19.15
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01.14.15
Lab-grown muscles could lead to personalized medicine
01.14.15

Lab-grown muscles could lead to personalized medicine

A team of researchers from Duke University have grown human skeletal muscles in the laboratory --...

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09.05.13
Artificial muscles lift 80 times their weight, pave the way for robot Superman
09.05.13

Artificial muscles lift 80 times their weight, pave the way for robot Superman

Other than a few models from Boston Dynamics, most robots don't exactly leave us quaking in fear....

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05.30.13
DARPA developing muscle-controlled prosthetic limbs that can feel (video)
05.30.13

DARPA developing muscle-controlled prosthetic limbs that can feel (video)

DARPA's no stranger to bionic limb research, however two new projects under the agency's RE-NET pr...

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03.29.13
Turing machine built from artificial muscles may lead to smart prosthetics
03.29.13

Turing machine built from artificial muscles may lead to smart prosthetics

In the hierarchy of computing hardware, artificial muscle doesn't really even register: it's usual...

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09.01.12
Alt-week 9.1.12: growing bones, repairing voices, and a pair of satellites
09.01.12

Alt-week 9.1.12: growing bones, repairing voices, and a pair of satellites

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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