About us: We own the Wild Birds Unlimited nature shop in East Lansing, Michigan,
a store that provides a wide variety of supplies to help you enjoy the birdwatching hobby.

This blog was created to answer frequently asked questions & to share nature stories and photographs.
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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Insight into the Flight of Butterflies


This is the first model that replicates the same size, shape and weight of a butterfly exactly. Researchers discovered immediately that the veins in butterflies' wings create more lift. Recreating the flight of the butterfly will help scientists study the flight mechanisms of butterflies in more detail.

For the complete article go to NewScientist Tech: http://ning.it/bYrJMH

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