A Boston Dynamics Inc. Atlas humanoid robot is displayed at the SoftBank Robot World 2017 in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. SoftBank Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son has put money into robots, artificial intelligence, microchips and satellites, sketching a vision of the future where a trillion devices are connected to the internet and technology is integrated into humans.  Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg
A Boston Dynamics Atlas humanoid robot. MIT has created artificial muscles that will enable a robot to lift 1,000 times its own weight. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Artificial muscles set to create robots with super powers

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