World's Fastest Creature may also be One of the Smallest
Published at : 22 Nov 2020
What is the fastest animal 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 that achieves blazing-fast acceleration while contracting its worm-like body.