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January 17th, 2005

'Living' robots powered by muscle

Tiny robots powered by living muscle have been created by scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles.

The devices were formed by "growing" rat cells on microscopic silicon chips, the researchers report in the journal Nature Materials.

The work is a dramatic example of the marriage of biotechnology with the tiny world of nanotechnology. More


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