Breath monitor (IMAGE) Massachusetts Institute of Technology Caption A new kind of fiber developed by researchers at MIT and in Sweden, dubbed OmniFibers, contain a fluid channel in the center which can be activated and allow the fiber to act as an artificial muscle. Credit Image courtesy of Ozgun Kilic Afsar, Hiroshi Ishii 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 Original 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.