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Antennae help flies 'cruise' in gusty winds


April 10, 2014

a tracing of flight trajectories of fruit flies California Institute of Technology researchers combined bursts of air, digital video cameras, and a variety of software and sensors to explain a mechanism for a fruit fly's "cruise control" in flight--revealing a relationship between a fly's vision and its wind-sensing antennae. Full Story

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