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Engineers create weird four-wing flapping drones inspired by Bird Wings

We have developed four-winged bird-shaped robots, called ornithopters, that can take off and fly with the agility of the speedy, hummingbirds, and insects. We did this by reverse engineering the aerodynamics and biomechanics of these creatures. Our ornithopters have the potential to outperform and exceed existing drone configurations with static …

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How to deal with insects that fly this spring

The video from Houston Chronicle City Council reporter Mike Morris was both horrifying and intriguing. He had seen bees milling around the outside of his house and soon realized that if he put his ear to the wall in his room, he could hear humming and feel the heat emitted …

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