Biorobotic Heart (IMAGE) Massachusetts Institute of Technology Caption A close-up of a synthetic matrix of soft robotic actuators that can be wrapped around a heart ventricle and inflated to squeeze and twist the heart in the same way a real heart pumps blood. Credit image courtesy of Ellen Roche, et. al Usage Restrictions Images are made available to non-commercial entities, press and the general public under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives license. You may not alter the images provided, other than to crop them to size. A credit line must be used when reproducing images License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.