Contact: Deborah Williams-Hedges
California Institute of Technology
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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