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2014-01-16 07:56:31

Scientists at NYU announced that they have built a prototype of the world’s first flying jellyfish drone.

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2010-11-22 08:29:09

Hummingbirds rank among the world's largest and most accomplished hovering animals, but how do they manage it in gusty winds?

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2010-09-23 09:38:15

Aviation history was made when the University of Toronto's human-powered aircraft with flapping wings became the first of its kind to fly continuously.

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2010-05-20 08:40:00

A group of Japanese researchers have succeeded in building a fully functional replica model – an ornithopter – of a swallowtail butterfly, and they have filmed their model butterfly flying.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.