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Image 1 - Carbon Nanotube Muscles Generate Giant Twist For Novel Motors
2011-10-14 07:06:07

Twist per muscle length is over a thousand times higher than for previous artificial muscles and the muscle diameter is ten times smaller than a human hair.

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2010-06-05 05:50:00

A new study of spinal fractures and spinal cord injuries associated with mountain biking suggests the sport may be just as risky as diving, football and cheerleading.


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