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Portable engine powers artificial muscles in assistive devices

Researchers have developed a lightweight fluidic engine to power muscle-mimicking soft robots for use in assistive devices. What sets the new engine apart is its ability to generate significant force without being tethered to an external power source. “Soft robots that are powered by fluid engines — such as hydraulic or pneumatic action — can […]

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