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High-Speed Video Shows How Silk Draglines Help Jumping Spiders Steer
Previously, there were two known methods by which animals could direct travel through the air: by flapping their wings or, in the case of lizards, swinging their tails. Now there are three. Jumping spiders use silk draglines to steer their prey-capturing leaps, researchers led by biophysicist Kai-Jung Chi of Taiwan’s National Chung Hsing University report…Read More
28 Insect Videos Submitted for 2012 ESA Contest
The Entomological Society of America received 28 insect video submissions for the 2012 YouTube Your Entomology contest. The videos are divided into four different categories (Research, Teaching, Extension and Open), and the winner of each category will receive a trophy and $200 at Entomology 2012, ESA’s 60th Annual Meeting which will be held in Knoxville,…Read More