Insect-Inspired Microbots

bumblebee3See how scientists use high-speed videography to investigate – and learn from – the clumsy flight of the bumblebee.

What researchers at UC Davis discovered when capturing bees with high-speed video to examine their flight patterns and behaviors. Further research details the existence of the protein Reslin located at the joints of wing segments, which allow bee

wings to bend during collisions, which, ultimately, researchers want to apply to winged microbots

 

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