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Mass TLC Leadership Awards Finalists

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“Congratulations to Ras Labs, LLC on being named a finalist in the 2016 MassTLC Leadership Awards,” said MassTLC CEO Tom Hopcroft. “The finalists this year all exemplify the innovative, can-do spirit that has made Massachusetts a global leader for the past three centuries. We applaud Ras Labs, LLC for their contribution to the Massachusetts ecosystem.” Tom Hopcroft, President […]

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Meet Ras Labs

posted on January 19, 2016 by admin

Meet Ras Labs! A big thank you to Kaley Roberts (Boston University ’16) for her beautiful work.

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Ras Labs interviewed by NASA-TV

posted on December 9, 2015 by admin

Our founder, Dr. Lenore Rasmussen, was interviewed by Pat Ryan of NASA-TV to speak about our Synthetic Muscle experiment currently on the International Space Station! Click below to watch! Click here!

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In October 2013, Ras Labs received a MassChallenge Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) Award.

posted on May 15, 2015 by admin

The funded CASIS project will place selected samples of Ras Labs Synthetic Muscle™ on the International Space Station (ISS) for 90+ days in 2015! Ras Labs contractile EAPs have already been tested for extreme temperatures at Princeton University, even down to 2 K (-271oC), with no adverse effects. The value of the CASIS-ISS-Ras Labs Project […]

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