How Animals Use Their Tails to Swish and Swat Away Insects

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How Animals Use Their Tails to Swish and Swat Away Insects

A new study shows how animals use their tails to keep mosquitoes at bay by combining a swish that blows away most of the biting bugs and a swat that kills the ones that get through.

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Research, Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Engineering, Environment, Physics and Physical Sciences
Keywords
mosquitoes, animal tails
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Created On: Oct 16, 2018 - 3:01pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 16, 2018 - 3:01pm