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Artificial muscles beats nature at its own game - Ubergizmo

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Artificial muscles beats nature at its own game
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[SIZE=-1]Yes sir, it seems that observing the inner workings of an octopus's leg or an elephant's trunk has allowed scientists to develop muscles using carbon nanotubes which could very well power machines one of these days. According to Ray Baughman, ...[/SIZE]
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I assume this is journalistic garble because it makes no sense to me:

it seems that his attempts is stronger than steel pound for pound, despite being so light it nearly floats in air.
 

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