A microscopic game of Pac-Man featuring single-celled organisms

Jul 18, 2016 By Jake Brannon

When you think of video games, the first word that comes to mind probably isn't "educational," but scientists at University College of Southeast Norway are about to change that. Researchers have created a 3-D environment in the shape of the classic Pac-Man maze in order to study single-celled organisms. Watch as the ciliates and rotifers chase each other around, mimicking Pac-Man and the ghosts.

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