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2014-10-30 08:30:50

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cyborg moth drone
2014-08-21 06:46:03

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a way to convert moths into miniature drones by electronically manipulating their flight muscles and monitoring the signals the insects use to control them.

Researchers Discover Bizarre Parasite From The Jurassic
2014-06-25 03:02:32

Researchers from the University of Bonn and from China have discovered a fossil fly larva with a spectacular sucking apparatus

Leaf Chewing Links Insect Diversity In Tropical Forests
2014-05-05 03:53:42

Observations of insects and their feeding marks on leaves in modern forests confirm indications from fossil leaf deposits that the diversity of chewing damage relates directly to diversity of the insect population that created it, according to an international team of researchers.

3D Movie From Inside Live Flying Insects
2014-03-31 09:11:47

The flight muscles moving inside flies have been filmed for the first time using a new 3D X-ray scanning technique.

2014-03-27 12:49:42

Armed with a ferocious pair of mandibles, male stag beetles appear well prepared to take on the world.

Scientists Turn To The Phonebook To Name 101 New Beetle Species
2013-03-28 09:33:58

Tropical rainforests are known to harbor a high biodiversity of untold species, many of them unknown and unnamed by scientists as yet. Insects, especially beetles, make up a large proportion of this undiscovered life on Earth.

Robotic Bat Wing Created By Brown University Team
2013-02-22 06:10:26

Searching for the secrets of bat flight, researchers have built a robotic bat wing which mimics the wing shape and motion of the lesser dog-faced fruit bat.

Mosquitoes May Fly Well In The Rain, But They Fail In The Fog
2012-11-19 15:41:36

Researchers have determined that despite their amazing ability to fly in the rain, mosquitoes fail miserably while trying to fly in heavy fog.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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