Muscle

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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03.29.10
Artificial Muscle ramps up production -- expect touchscreens that push back in 2011
03.29.10

Artificial Muscle ramps up production -- expect touchscreens that push back in 2011

Last we heard from Artificial Muscle, the company was trying to convince hospitals, cell phone manu...

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02.24.10
DARPA longs for magnetic body healers, crazy respawn camps
02.24.10

DARPA longs for magnetic body healers, crazy respawn camps

Even DARPA understands that its futuristic bubble shield can be penetrated given the right circumsta...

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01.25.10
Artificial muscles let cadavers (and someday paralyzed humans) wink with the best of 'em
01.25.10

Artificial muscles let cadavers (and someday paralyzed humans) wink with the best of 'em

The above contraption, aside from looking really uncomfortable, is the latest advance in electroact...

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05.01.09
Micromuscle makes microrobots that can live inside you
05.01.09

Micromuscle makes microrobots that can live inside you

While artificial muscles stand poised to bring a new world of tactility to touchable devices, there...

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04.24.09
Artificial Muscle makes touchy devices burlier
04.24.09

Artificial Muscle makes touchy devices burlier

In the future we envision artificial muscle driving our cybernetic soldiers and helping to repair o...

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06.01.08
Osaka University scientists create world's first optical pacemaker
06.01.08

Osaka University scientists create world's first optical pacemaker

Around 1.5 years ago, we got wind of researchers in the UK working up a battery-free pacemaker. Fas...

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03.22.08
UCLA researchers create self-healing, power-generating artificial muscle
03.22.08

UCLA researchers create self-healing, power-generating artificial muscle

We've seen self-healing materials and artificial arms, but a team of researchers hailing from UCLA...

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