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FRUIT FLIES & THEIR HEIGHT JUDGING MECHANISIM

How Flies Set Their Cruising Altitude Science (Aug. 20, 2010) — Insects in flight must somehow calculate and control their height above the ground, and researchers reporting online on August 19 in Current Biology, have new insight into how fruit flies do it. The answer is simpler than expected. The flies establish an altitude set […]

August 23rd, 2010
Topic: AGRICULTURE, ANIMALS & STOCK, Flies, FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, INSECTS REPTILES, PESTS DISEASES BACTERIA VIRUSES Tags: , , , , ,