Tag: Artificial Muscles

Ultrastrong Spider Silk May Be Used As Robotic Muscles

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

Scientists Create Carbon Fiber Artificial Muscles That Can Lift 12,600 Times Their Own Weight

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

Origami-Inspired Artificial Muscles Can Carry 1,000 Times Their Weight, Plus It's Cheap And Easy To Build

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

LOOK: This Artificial Muscle Can Lift Up To 1,000 Times Its Own Weight

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

This Walker Is Not A Zombie, It's Graphene 'Paper': What Could We Do With It In The Future?

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

Scientists Create Artificial Muscles Out Of Gold-Plated Onions

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

Terminator-style super muscle from fishing line and thread? Possible!

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

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