Contact: Lionel Pousaz
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Caption: This is a diagram of the mechanism for form. The blue whale and the earth worm owe their form to the same biological mechanism. EPFL researchers have discovered the secret.
Credit: Infographic courtesy of Pascal Coderay, EPFL
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