Scientists develop an artificial muscle from carbon fiber capable of lifting 12,600x its own weight

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(Natural News) What makes a muscle able to carry over 12,000 times its own weight? Carbon fiber and silicone, according to research published in the journal Smart Materials and Structures. The artificial muscle, the creation of researchers from the University of Illinois, is made from siloxane rubber reinforced with carbon fiber. It is capable of…

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