Biohybrid robotics (Bio-syncretic robotics)

Biohybrid robotics (Bio-syncretic robotics)

Biohybrid robotics combines engineered artificial structures and living bio-systems.

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Meredith Hanel
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September 2007

A micro-spherical heart pump powered by cultured cardiomyocytes

Yo Tanaka, Kae Sato, Tatsuya Shimizu, Masayuki Yamato, Teruo Okanobd and Takehiko Kitamori

The University of Tokyo, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology (KAST)

February 2007

Muscular Thin Films for Building Actuators and Powering Devices

Adam W. Feinberg, Alex Feigel, Sergey S. Shevkoplyas, Sean Sheehy, George M. Whitesides*, Kevin Kit Parker*

Harvard University

Cell sheet engineering using rat cardiomyocytes on polydimethylsiloxane thin films was used to build centimeter-scale biohybrid constructs that perform functions as diverse as gripping, pumping, walking, and swimming with fine spatial and temporal control.

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