Artificial Muscle for Cerebral Palsy (image) University of Delaware Share Print E-Mail Caption The artificial muscle shown is flexible and uses 'smart materials' to mimic the function of the body's skeletal muscle. Incorporated into a wearable device, the artificial muscle can help researchers increase the wearer's degrees of freedom in movement. Credit University of Delaware/ Kathy F. Atkinson Usage Restrictions Must credit University of Delaware/ Kathy F. Atkinson Share Print E-Mail 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.