The bot furthers scientific understanding of the algorithms that define form and function in living beings.
To prove the robotic muscle functions, researchers incorporated it into wearable art: fluttering butterflies, and trees!
Once his favourite toys, the plastic bricks became the building material for his first artificial arm.
The method used by the researchers managed to absorb more solar light than natural photosynthesis.
It is sensitive enough to detect lower limits of cancer than previously possible, says researcher