How insects cope with the effects of gravity

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Have you ever thought about what effect gravity has on insects? In a new study, researchers learned that gravity has a significant effect on the grasshopper equivalents of blood pressure and breathing. David Hu at Georgia Tech, said: “This study shows that grasshoppers have amazing control of their body pressure at different orientations." 

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