Scientists one step closer to creating cyborgs with 'living muscle' and artificial skin

Lee Bell
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Japanese scientists develop living tissue could provide robots with muscle, while Korean researchers invent artificial skin for robots

Researchers at the University of Tokyo Institute of Industrial Science have developed a way to integrate living muscle into machines to create a biohybrid robot or, as they're better known, a cybor...

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