Muscle

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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11.08.11
Daily Mac App: Muscle System Pro II
11.08.11

Daily Mac App: Muscle System Pro II

Back in March I raved about 3D 4 Medical's Muscle System Pro II iPad app. It's a photo-realisti...

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04.26.11
Researchers take one step closer to neural-controlled bionic legs for safer mobility
04.26.11

Researchers take one step closer to neural-controlled bionic legs for safer mobility

We've seen our fair share of prosthetic arms and computer interfaces operated with little more than...

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03.28.11
Muscle Trigger Points app helps you locate sources of pain
03.28.11

Muscle Trigger Points app helps you locate sources of pain

Trigger points are taut bands of muscle that send pain to other areas of the body. Oftentimes p...

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03.25.11
Muscle System Pro II shows the great potential of iPad apps
03.25.11

Muscle System Pro II shows the great potential of iPad apps

Mark my words: Muscle System Pro II will one day appear in an iPad commercial. It's that good....

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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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