Spider silk is already known for being one of the strongest materials, and now researchers found a use for it in robotics. It can be used to make artificial muscles.
Robotics March 1, 2019
Researchers developed carbon fiber artificial muscles that are capable of lifting 12,600 times their own weight. These low cost and low weight muscles could revolutionize a number of industries.
Robotics April 18, 2018
Researchers have developed a new type of artificial muscle that can lift 1,000 times their own weight. The artificial muscles are inspired by origami and can be created in as fast as 10 minutes using materials worth less than $1.
Material Science November 28, 2017
This artificial muscle is not just incredibly strong, but it also comes cheap at just three cents per gram. Are we one step closer to seeing more lifelike robots?
Robotics September 22, 2017
Researchers in China have developed a new type of graphene paper capable of self-folding in different ways with the help of heat and light from an infrared laser. The team believes the breakthrough technology can be used to develop artificial muscles and smart clothes that can change in response to environmental factors.
Animals November 11, 2015
What used to be just a humble vegetable can now be used to create artificial muscles, researchers from the National Taiwan University learned.
May 9, 2015
Researchers have discovered a method of creating artificial muscles using ordinary fishing line and sewing thread. This new type of artificial muscle is both cheap and powerful.
FUTURE TECH February 22, 2014