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Scientists film inside a flying insect

flying insect x-rays blowfly flight motor

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 26 March 2014 - 09:29 PM

Scientists from the UK and Switzerland have used very intense X-rays to film inside an insect's body as it flies.

The resulting footage - a 3D reconstruction made up of several X-ray snapshots - shows a blowfly's flight motor, the "muscles and hinges" that power flight.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...onment-26747914

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 01:57 AM

that's pretty cool.





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