Methanol-powered artificial muscles start to flex

Methanol-powered artificial muscles have been created by researchers aiming to create battery-free robotic limbs and prosthetics.

"One day you could find yourself sitting in a bar next to a humanoid robot, who is taking a shot of vodka to give himself the energy to go to work," jokes Ray Baughman, a nanotechnologist at the University of Texas at Dallas, US.

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