This artificial stingray has a gold skeleton and light-activated rat muscles

park7HR Mimicking nature’s most elegant designs has become a popular method for creating equally elegant robots (close, anyway) – but using nature’s raw materials, too? That’s what researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute have done, creating a tiny light-controlled stingray with a solid gold skeleton that moves using reconstituted rat muscles. O brave new world! Read More

 

 

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