Sharpshooter insect pees faster than a cheetah accelerates

ScienceMagazine Published January 4, 2019 2,735 Plays

Rumble / Weird ScienceThe rapid acceleration of a cheetah chasing down its prey is slow motion compared with the pee flying out of the rear end of a glassy sharpshooter a new study has found. Read more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/sharpshooter-insect-pees-faster-cheetah-accelerates

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Sarah Crespi

leafhopper footage and photos
Bhamla Lab

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Elizabeth Pennisi

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"Behavior"
Nguyên Khôi Nguyên

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