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Honeybees are inspiring scientists at Australia’s Vision Centre to help build a robot aircraft.
The secret of how birds zip flawlessly through narrow spaces without crashing into obstacles has been unlocked by Australian scientists.
Honey bees undergo a sudden transition from speeding aircraft to hovering helicopter as they perform the delicate art of landing on a flower.
Landing is tricky: hit the ground too fast and you will crash and burn; too slow and you may stall and fall.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).