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Carbon nanotube yarns. Courtesy of John Madden

UBC researchers invent tiny artificial muscles with the strength, flexibility of elephant trunk

Oct. 13, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

An international team of researchers has invented new artificial muscles strong enough to rotate objects a thousand times their own weight, but with the same flexibility of an elephant’s trunk or octopus limbs.

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