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3D Bioprinter Creates Bone, Muscle–And Cartilage For This Ear
Almost good enough to be transplanted into humans
Self-Healing Muscles Grown In Lab, Implanted In Mice
The muscles also fluoresce when they contract.
Nanotube Yarn Infused With Wax Makes Incredibly Strong Artificial Muscles
Yarn muscles could launch catapults, power intelligent textiles, and help robots move more weight.
Video: Jelly-Like Artificial Muscles Improve Robotic Flexibility With Rotary Motion
Replacing some of the nuts and bolts in robots’ bodies with stretchy artificial muscles would allow them to be more...
In Flesh-Engineering Breakthrough, Lab-Grown Tissue Can Finally Grow Its Own Blood Vessels
Tissue engineers have come a long way in recent years, fabricating human tissue Lego blocks, artificial kidney cells, sight-restoring bio-synthetic...
Microthreads Enhanced With Human Cells Help Mice Grow New Muscle
Future stitches could be made out of your own muscle cells, ensuring proper re-growth of injured muscle tissues. Researchers in...
Using Artificial Proteins, Engineers Create a Biomaterial that Mimics Muscle Elasticity
In a breakthrough that could lead to significant advances in materials science and tissue engineering, researchers at the U. of...
The Desktop Factory
Roboticist Hod Lipson wants you to stop shopping and use his portable 3-D printer to make your own stuff
Girl vs. Robots: The Arm-Wresting Match
In the first-ever public test of artificial muscle, in March a high-school girl arm-wrestled three devices powered by the material. See how well she fared
The Future of the Body – Index
The body, Diagnosis, Brain Power, Reproduction, The Medicine Cabinet, Strength, Healing & Evolution . . .