Crumpled graphene forms artificial muscles

Engineers at Duke University engineers have layered atom-thick lattices of carbon with polymers to create unique materials with a wide range of uses, including artificial muscles.

Tiny artificial muscles flex like elephant's trunk

An international team of researchers has invented minute artificial muscles that can rotate object a thousand times their own weight.

PossessedHand hacks user's own muscles

Japanese scientists have developed a device aimed at allowing even the most cack-handed musician to play an instrument.

Jelly muscles make robots more flexible, life-like

It’s hard to make a robotic pile of nuts and bolts move in a realistic or human way.

Astronauts could waste away on long trips, says scientist

If men ever do land on Mars, they could be too feeble to do anything much when they get there, according to new research.