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Emulating bee flight
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by Rebecca Roberts

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Throughout the history of flight, man has sought to mimic nature. We want to soar like an eagle, navigate the dark like a bat, or speed along like a hummingbird. And now scientists in Australia have decided that the best way to land is like a honeybee.

Hear more about the physics of landing and the flight of the honeybee.


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