Researchers Pump Up Artificial Muscles

close-up of the ionic contractile EAP material An electrode is used to stimulate an artificial muscle.
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March 25, 2009

Engineers from JPL and around the world are exploring the field of artificial muscles to invent "smart" devices that can grab and move objects.

For the full story, go to JPL's Science and Technology site at https://scienceandtechnology.jpl.nasa.gov/newsandevents/newsdetails/?NewsID=308 .