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  • Muscle-powered bio-bots walk on command

    Tiny walking "bio-bots" are powered by muscle cells and controlled by an electric field.

    Tiny walking "bio-bots" are powered by muscle cells and controlled by an electric field.

    Graphic by Janet Sinn-Hanlon, Design Group@VetMed

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  • To reach Rashid Bashir, call 217-333-1867; email rbashir@illinois.edu.
    The paper, “Three-dimensionally printed biological machines powered by skeletal muscle,” is available from PNAS or the News Bureau.