Scientists Figure Out How Honeybees Fly"


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Until recently, biologists did not fully understand the dynamics of honeybee flight. Now, however, the mechanism has been characterized, using a combination of high-speed digital photography and a robotic model of a bee wing. Interestingly, the actual mechanism seems to be in contrast with what is known about flight dynamics of other flying insects.

A link to the original publication in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) can be found here.