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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’s next iPhone could have a battery that’s up to 25% bigger than the battery in the iPhone XS, according to reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo

Edgar Su/Reuters Apple’s successor to the iPhone XS could have a battery that’s between 20% and 25% larger than that of the current model, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The bigger battery would support a new reverse wireless charging feature that Kuo believes will come to all three 2019 iPhones. Apple’s other sized iPhones will […]