Meet the Flash of the protozoan world

What are the fastest animals on the planet? Cheetah? Falcon? Sailfish? Georgia Tech assistant professor Saad Bhamla would like to add the Spirostomum ambiguum to the list. Spirostomum ambiguum, a tiny single-celled protozoan, achieves blazing-fast acceleration while contracting its worm-like body.

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