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Artificial muscles for robots
MIT team draws on cucumbers to develop surprisingly strong artificial muscles
To develop a new artificial muscle for robots MIT researchers are taking inspiration from an unlikely source – the cucumber. It's not the fruit of the plant, but the tendrils that wrap themselves around solid objects to support the growing plant by coiling and pulling with surprising force.