Artificial jellyfish engineered out of rat heart musclesPublication: NBC News Date: July 22, 2012 View Article
Scientists have made an artificial jellyfish out of rat heart muscles and rubbery silicon. When given an electric shock, it swims just like the real thing.
Future versions should be able to swim and feed by themselves.
“That then allows us to extend their lifetime,” John Dabiri, a professor of aeronautics and bioengineering at the California Institute of Technology, told me.