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Contact: John Toon
jtoon@gatech.edu
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Georgia Institute of Technology

X-Ray Imaging of Sandfish

Caption: This X-ray image shows a sandfish swimming through granular media in the laboratory of Dan Goldman at Georgia Tech. Researchers compared video of the swimming to electrical signals from the animal's muscles to understand the neural control techniques being used.

Credit: Sarah Sharpe

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