But out of the University of Texas and Australia's University of Wollongong shows futuristic inventions can be rooted in the mundane. By twisting fishing line and thread like a rubber band, the scientists produced artificial muscle 100 times stronger than human muscle.
To put fishing line through fishing rod eyelets, open up the bale of a spinning reel. Learn to thread fishing line into eyelets with this free fishing video from the owner of a fishing tackle store.
Expert: Larry Mastry
Bio: Larry Mastry and his brother Dale own Mastry's Tackle, a fixture in St. Petersburg, Fla., and together they have a half of a century's experience in fishing.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
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Scientists say they have created muscle fibers thatare 100 times more powerful than human muscles, using only ordinary fishing line andsewing thread.