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Arm-wrestling with the Future

Posted 11 Jun 2002 at 12:29 UTC by steve Share This

A recent NASA JPL news release offers an update on the status of artificial muscles made from electroactive polymers. The goal of Dr. Yoseph Bar-Cohen and other researchers is to develop a robot arm powered by artificial muscles that can beat a human arm-wrestling champion. The challenge has not yet been met. The research is part of JPL's Advanced Actuators Project.

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