July 23, 2012 AUTHOR: zachary CATEGORIES: Real World, Technology Tags:

Artificial Jellyfish Built from Rat Cells

Bioengineers have made an artificial jellyfish using silicone and muscle cells from a rat’s heart. The synthetic creature, dubbed a medusoid, looks like a flower with eight petals. When placed in an electric field, it pulses and swims exactly like its living counterpart.

Read more at Nature.com

thanks to @greatdismal for the link

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