The newest material used to make artificial muscle can lift more than 100 times more than the meaty stuff you have stuck to your skeleton. It forms a sinewy band that’s flexible, dynamic, and can be reused millions of times. No, we’re not talking about carbon nanotubes, shape-memory metal, or some hyper-strong liquid alloy. This super-material is ordinary fishing line. 

Synthetic Muscle Made of Fishing Line is 100 Times Stronger Than the Real Thing