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Strong, flexible artificial muscles designed


October 14th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 14 (IANS) New artificial muscles as flexible as an elephant's trunk but strong enough to rotate objects two thousand times their own weight, have been designed by researchers.Using ... Read more...

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New robotic hand types like its human counterpart


March 4th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Engineers in US have developed a robotic hand that is capable of performing human tasks such as opening doors and typing.The researchers have been trying to create robots ... Read more...

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New ’smart materials’ process to revolutionize manufacturing of products


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 2 (ANI): University of Waterloo engineering researchers have come up with a new "smart materials" process-Multiple Memory Material Technology- that could revolutionize the manufacture of diverse products such as medical ... Read more...

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Scientists develop materials with a “memory”


July 14th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, July 14 (ANI): With the help of numerical solutions, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM in Germany have developed various materials with a memory, including a minuscule ... Read more...

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Soon, a bridge that can bounce back after a quake


December 20th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Engineers at the University of Nevada in the US have tested a new design for a flexible bridge that can bounce back after an earthquake.According to a ... Read more...

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