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Scientists Discover How a Tiny Freshwater Animal Performs a Somersault

10/04/2021 11:17 AM | Click to read full article

What do hydra, tiny freshwater organisms that look like inverted jellyfish, have in common with four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles?

Their incredible ability to somersault, it seems. Want to know how this does this hidden talent was discovered accidentally? How hydra does it?