Whole lotta leg

Watch: 14-legged lifeform walks without a brain, and scientists finally know how it pulls of the feat

How cells move is a longstanding mystery — but new research has some clues.

Current Biology/Larson et al

Current Biology/Larson et al

What has 14 legs and crawls around without a brain or nervous system?

Current Biology/Larson et al

That would be the single-celled organism Euplotes eurystomus, a microscopic protist that thrives in water.