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The next big thing in gigantic muscle technology

I sometimes wonder if the reason more baseball players actually didn't do steroids during the Juice Era wasn't because of like health risks or any feeling of moral obligation, but actually because they heard it would shrink their testicles and make their heads bigger. I'm pretty sure there are guys who genuinely thought about adverse health effects beyond shrunken nuts and huge melons, but I'm betting there were a good number of players who got stuck on those two data points.

Well, here's the next big thing.

Imagine none of those wacky side effects and muscles literally 100 times stronger than what you got. Ruth is spinning - spinning, I say - in his grave.

Writing in Science, they say these artificial muscles are 100 times more powerful than the body's own.

They said they could even be used in "exoskeletons" to give superhuman strength to certain professions such as firefighters, soldiers and astronauts.
Exoskeletons, my ass! Firefighters, my booty!

I'm thinking endoskeletons on baseball players. I'm thinking the bionic man. Cyborg Bonds. True robot Khalil.

Couple those freaks of science fiction with the right bat, and now we're getting somewhere.

Update [2006-3-20 15:21:50 by Dex]: Added a link to the article.