Franken-jelly: Check the Pulse of New Artificial Jellyfish in this Video
July 24, 2012
Researchers have created
an artificial jellyfish that propels itself through the water by pulsing, thanks to heart cells from rats.
This research may lead to break-through
treatments for damaged human hearts, reminding us yet again that the ocean is one incredible laboratory for life-saving medical innovation.
Wired Science and the BBC.
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