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Building machines from muscle: University of Illinois demonstrates “walking” bio-robot | Gizmag


curated by | July 3, 2014

If you’re going to deploy robots in biological settings – for example, inside the body – it makes a lot of sense to build those robots out of actual biological body parts. Muscle, for example, is a very effective, biodegradable replacement for an electric actuator that can run in a nutrient-rich fluid without the need for any other power source.

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