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Shedding Light on Untouchable Sea Creatures

Illustration by Stephen Mangiat

In the depths of the oceans, mysterious sea creatures are so fragile they turn into lumps of jelly when scientists to try and collect them. Kakani Katija, a scientist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, found a way to use lasers to understand how these creatures function without touching and destroying them.

Source: The New Yorker