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American Institute of Physics

Bubble Burrowing

Caption: This is a time lapse image of a bubble (purple) burrowing into the network of a clot. The bubble is initially at rest in the fluid next to the clot. Exposure to ultrasound causes the bubble to shoot from left to right, penetrating the clot and causing damage to it in the process.

Credit: Christopher Acconcia

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