Scientists put a new twist on artificial muscles

Posted by on September 27, 2016 2:14 am
Categories: health

A high-tech twist has been put on the ancient art of fiber spinning, using modern materials to create ultra-strong, powerful, shape-shifting yarns. A new report describes the path to developing a new class of artificial muscles made from highly twisted fibers of various materials, ranging from exotic carbon nanotubes to ordinary nylon thread and polymer fishing line.

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