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Actuators That Mimic Human Muscles Will Revolutionize Robotics
Graphene-based robot actuators
Strong, speedy actuators made from graphene mimic human muscles and could revolutionize robotic parts and medical devices
By RBR Staff


When the scientists apply low levels of direct current, the material generates as much stress as natural muscle can.

It can produce 160 megapascals of stress per gram of material, making it stronger than most polymers.

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