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Jellyfish vs. Medusoid

Caption: The top shows a comparison of real jellyfish and silicone-based Medusoid. The bottom is a comparison of muscle architecture in the two systems, including macroscopic view superimposed on body (left) and close-up on striated muscle contractile fibers (right).

Credit: Caltech / Janna Nawroth

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