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Cyborg-like microchip valve driven by earthworm muscle

20:00 EDT 8 Jul 2019 | AAAS

(RIKEN) Scientists at the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (BDR) in Japan have developed the first microchip valve powered by living cells. Earthworm muscle tissue allowed for a high contractile force that could be sustained for minutes, and unlike electrically controlled valves, did not require any external power source such as batteries.

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