Single-celled organisms play microscopic Pac-Man


Filming the behaviour of single celled organisms in a millimetre-wide maze.


Single celled organisms and animals act like "Pac-Man" while multicellular animals act like "Ghosts" in this microscopic experiment inspired by the cult video game. Using micro scenography and film lighting the team constructed and filmed multiple "games" with different organism.

Watch an interview with the lead scientists here.


  1. https://youtu.be/GvZm9EXqrdU
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