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  • Light illuminates the way for bio-bots

    A new class of muscle-powered walking bio-bots responds to light and has a modular design.

    Image by Janet Sinn-Hanlon. Video by Ritu Raman.

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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Rashid Bashir, call 217-333-1867; email rbashir@illinois.edu.

      The paper “Optogenetic Skeletal Muscle-Powered Adaptive Biological Machines” is available online or from the News Bureau.