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Robots could soon be covered in real human flesh

Friday, March 3, 2017 10:04
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SCIENTISTS are calling for robots to be made with real human flesh.

But it’s all in aid of helping those in need of tendon replacements, like musicians or athletes.

Ricky Ma poses with his life-size robot ‘Mark 1’ which is modelled after Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson in Hong Kong on March 31 2016

Scientists have already created fleshy “bio-bots” made of living cells which can wriggle and walk.

And now two University of Oxford biomedical researchers claim that humanoid robots could help create muscle and tendon grafts that actually work.

Their findings, published in journal Science Robotics, claim that the technology is already in place to start harvesting muscles and tissue on human-like machines.

Scientists have been trying to engineer human tissue with varying degrees of success.


The Kenshiro Robot was developed by the University of Tokyo in 2012 


The researchers say the robots could look like the University of Tokyo’s creation, the Kenshiro musculoskeletal robot

Labs filled with huge vats oozing with nutrients are a common sight when growing usable muscle grafts.

But traditional tissue growth methods “fail to mimic the real mechanical environment for cells” which is necessary to ensure they are robust enough to work with human joints, claim Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy and Andrew Carr.

Instead, we need a robot with “structures, dimensions, and mechanics similar to those of the human body”.


Credit to The Sun

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