No matter how regularly you exercise, artificial muscles have long since surpassed their natural counterparts. Now, researchers from the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois have developed an artificial muscle made of carbon fiber and rubber that can lift over 12,000 times its own weight.
Continue Reading Coiled carbon fiber artificial muscle lifts 12,000 times its own weight
- Temperature-controlled hydrogel can walk
- Nylon thread made into artificial muscles
- Cheap artificial muscles give soft robots lifting power
- Onion cells used to create artificial muscles
- Textile muscles could find use in a literal “power suit”
- 3D-printable synthetic muscle is three times stronger than you