Horse swatting an insect

Horse swatting an insect

A horse swats flies with its tail. Georgia Tech researchers have studied how animals such as horses use their tails to generate airflow that keeps mosquitoes away – and swats them if they land. (Credit: Marguerite Matherne, Kasey Cockerill, and Yiyang Zhou, Georgia Tech)

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Research, Life Sciences and Biology, Physics and Physical Sciences
Keywords
animal tail, mammal tail simulator, mosquitoes, David Hu
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Draft
  • Created On: Oct 16, 2018 - 1:27pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 16, 2018 - 1:27pm