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Artificial Muscles Powered by Water

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Caption: This narrated video explains how the polymer films -- combinations of rigid polypyrrole matrices and dynamic polyol-borate networks -- work as actuators, or artificial muscles, to generate small amounts of electricity.

Credit: Video courtesy of Dr. Mingming Ma

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