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Jet-Like Banking Abilities Of Flies Help Them Avoid

Jet-Like Banking Abilities Of Flies Help Them Avoid Predators

If you’ve ever wondered why it can be so gosh-darned hard to swat a buzzing fly, you’re not alone – researchers from the University of Washington used an array of high-speed video cameras in...

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flittermouse
  • A bat; a reremouse; a flindermouse.
This word is in imitation of the German 'fledermaus.' 'Die Fledermaus' ('The Bat') is an operatta composed by Johann Strauss II.
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The product of mental labor—science—always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production.

- Karl Marx (1818 - 1883), German political theorist, social philosopher.
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