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Float like a jellyfish, sting like a jellyfish

Oct 13, 2022, 06:23 AM by System

How animals survive in the wild and defend themselves from natural predators is one of the most fascinating and essential mechanisms that researchers can study. Because animals cannot rely on the same mental strategies that humans can to extract themselves from dangerous situations, the animals often need to take advantage of innate physical capabilities. Photonics, in conjunction with other techniques, can help to uncover these complexities of animals’ physical structure and the functioning that enables their built-in defenses.

To unlock the mystery behind these innate safeguards, Ahmet Karabulut, a pre-doctoral researcher in the lab of Matt Gibson at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, examined electric-looking (thanks...
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