NEWS - Artificial muscle made of fishing line is 100 times stronger than yours

By taking simple sewing thread and fishing wire and giving it a twist, scientists have created artificial muscle that's 100 times stronger than human or animal sinew. The invention, described in the journal Science, could be useful for prosthetic limbs, humanoid robots, implanted medical devices and even wearable clothing ...

http://phys.org/news/2014-02-artificial-muscle-fishing-line-stronger.h