SPIDER’S SILK OFFERS NEW TWIST IN SEARCH FOR ARTIFICIAL MUSCLES AND ROBOTIC ACTUATORS


Article Source: The Engineer A recently discovered property of spider’s silk could lead to new kinds of artificial muscles or robotic actuators, an international team of researchers has found. The experimental setup used to study the behaviour of spider dragline silk. The cylindrical chamber at centre allowed for precise control of humidity while testing the … Continue reading SPIDER’S SILK OFFERS NEW TWIST IN SEARCH FOR ARTIFICIAL MUSCLES AND ROBOTIC ACTUATORS