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.

Posted: Mon July 23rd, 2012 at 2:14pm
Tagged: science bioengineering jellyfish rat cells nature
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  1. dunnotak posted this