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Image credit: Six of the 30 new fly species discovered in Los Angeles. From left to right, these specimens are: Megaselia mikejohnsoni, M. creasoni, M. francoae, M. donahuei, M. lombardorum, and M. rodriguezorum / Kelsey Bailey

30 New Species of Flies Found in Los Angeles

Helped by local people in Los Angeles, scientists have found 30 new species of flies that have been buzzing around this big city. The project of BioSCAN, short termed after Biodiversity Science: City and Nature, is a three-year investigation targeted on biodiversity patterns in the region of Los AngelesCounty, which […]

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Fly’s ‘Slow Motion’ Vision

Fly’s ‘Slow Motion’ Vision

How can flies avoid being swatted? Scientist studied on animals ‘perception on high frequency light and discovered that flies use the same way to avoid swatter like Keanu Reeves dodges flying bullets in the Movie Matrix—by watching time pass slowly. How fast is the rapid swatter in the view of […]

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