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Microswimmers

Caption: Platinum treated microspheres (bottom row) travel large distances in comparison to the untreated spheres.

Credit: J. Howse, R. Jones, A. Ryan, T. Gough, R. Vafabakhsh, and R. Golestanian, Physical Review Letters

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