Artificial muscle fibers could serve as cell scaffolds

February 12th, 2024

Researchers made shape-changing fibers by encapsulating a balloon-like tube in a braided textile sheath. Photo: Muh Amdadul Hoque. In two new studies, North Carolina State University (NC State) researchers designed and tested a series of textile fibers that can change shape and generate force like a muscle. In the first study, the researchers focused on the […]

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