The secret to strength is twisting fibers and even simple nylon line into super-strong cords.
Sensors measure and convert the tension from artificial tendons into an electrical current that nerves in this man's arm receive and interpret. Continue reading →
This orthotic device uses pneumatic artificial muscles, small sensors and advanced software to mimic the muscles, tendons and ligaments of the lower leg. Continue reading →
Coating spider silk with carbon nanotubes makes the naturally stretchy threads conduct electricity and flex like muscles.
This transparent material with unusual characteristics could be used to make artificial muscles. Continue reading →