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Honeybees Teach Scientists How To Build Better Robot Aircraft
2013-10-29 19:17:16

Honeybees are inspiring scientists at Australia’s Vision Centre to help build a robot aircraft.

How Do Birds Avoid Crashes?
2011-10-28 04:15:45

The secret of how birds zip flawlessly through narrow spaces without crashing into obstacles has been unlocked by Australian scientists.

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2009-12-24 12:30:59

Honey bees undergo a sudden transition from speeding aircraft to hovering helicopter as they perform the delicate art of landing on a flower.

2009-12-23 15:55:00

Landing is tricky: hit the ground too fast and you will crash and burn; too slow and you may stall and fall.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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