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November 22, 2018
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Artificial muscles promise to speed up testing of treatments for muscle diseases

Artificial muscles grown from human stem cells could pave the way forward for treating muscle diseases, according to new research led by UCL. The study, published in Cell Reports, found that 3D artificial muscles can be generated from both healthy … Continue reading

January 13, 2014
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A Micro-Muscular Break Through

Berkeley Lab Researchers Make a Powerful New Microscale Torsional Muscle/Motor from Vanadium Dioxide Vanadium dioxide is poised to join the pantheon of superstars in the materials world. Already prized for its extraordinary ability to change size, shape and physical identity, … Continue reading

December 18, 2012
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Flexing Fingers for Micro-Robotics: Berkeley Lab Scientists Create a Powerful, Microscale Actuator

Berkeley, Calif., Dec. 2012 — Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California, Berkeley, have developed an elegant and powerful new microscale actuator that can flex like a tiny … Continue reading