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Escape scene

Young aphids try to hitch a ride on adults Young pea aphids demand a piggyback ride on the back of an adult when they have to walk on the soil, Moshe Gish and Moshe Inbar report. But they don’t always … Continue reading

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In its own bubble

Alkali fly manages to stay dry in very wet water Each insect would drown in Mono Lake, a saline soda lake in California. Each insect, except for the alkali fly, which has unique adaptations to survive the extreme environment, as … Continue reading

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