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Dragonflies Are The Flying Aces Of The Insect World
2011-10-04 05:03:37

Research focuses on aerial feats such as hunting and mating in mid-air.

2009-06-08 14:20:33

Harvard University scientists have determined some bees brace themselves against wind and turbulence by extending their hind legs while flying. Wind is a universal part of life for all flying animals, Assistant Professor Stacey Combes said.

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2009-06-02 13:56:41

Turbulence hampers flight for various bee species, and possibly other insects.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.