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This artificial muscle is powered just like the real thing, no battery required

The artificial muscle consists of polymer material, into which the researchers have integrated enzymes. A solution of glucose and oxygen in water powers the polymer actuator, in a similar way as biological muscles. Thor Balkhed/Linköping University Aside from some impressive robotics tech and a synthetic Austrian accent, what’s the most important component for building a […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook called out companies like Facebook, Theranos, and YouTube in a speech pushing for responsibility in Silicon Valley

GettyGetty Apple CEO Tim Cook said in his commencement speech at Stanford University that the tech industry is becoming known for the belief that “you can claim credit without accepting responsibility.”  Although he didn’t reference any companies by name, his comments seem to apply to recent controversies surrounding firms like Facebook and Theranos. He urged […]