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
Meredith Hanel edited on 18 Sep, 2019
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The following are examples of biohybrid soft robots described by the taxonomy scheme. The walker is a biobot actuated by a skeletal muscle ring modified for optogenetic control with light. The pump is a bio-micropump on a chip powered by earthworm muscle.

Figure from Appiah et al. Adv. Mater. 2019, 31, 1807747
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