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May 4th, 2006

Next generation of robots

Abstract:
Nanotechnology researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) have made chemically powered artificial muscles that are up to 100 times stronger than natural muscles. Intriguingly, the fuel-powered muscles can be easily downsized to the micro and nano-scales, and arrays of such micro-muscles could be used in 'smart skinsí that improve the performance of marine and aerospace vehicles.

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