Hydra is Pulled into a Pipette (image) Rice University Share Print E-Mail Caption A hydra is pulled into a pipette in preparation for insertion into a microfluidic chamber at Rice University. The Rice lab is studying hydra to characterize the relationship between its neural activity and muscle movements. Credit Jeff Fitlow/Rice University Usage Restrictions For news reporting purposes only. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.