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Muscle-powered bio-bots walk on command
June 30, 2014
A new generation of miniature biological robots is flexing its muscle. Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign demonstrated a class of walking "bio-bots" powered by muscle cells and controlled with electrical pulses, giving researchers unprecedented command over their function.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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