(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Human skeletal muscles have a unique combination of properties that materials researchers seek for their own creations. They’re strong, soft, full of water, and resistant to fatigue. A new study by MIT researchers has found one way to give synthetic hydrogels this total package of characteristics: putting them through a vigorous workout

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-04/miot-wom042219.php