• How dragonflies right themselves when dropped upside down

    12 days ago - By Phys

    A trio of researchers, two with Cornell University, the other with Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has discovered the means by which dragonflies are able to right themselves so quickly from an upside-down orientation. In their paper published in the journal Science, Z. Jane Wang, James Melfi and Anthony Leonardo describe experiments they conducted with flying dragonflies and what they learned about the insect's flight mechanics.
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