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Shuttle Mission's "Neurolab" To Study Nervous System
... in the otolith organs, relevant tolong-term space flight
and to certain kinds of posture and balance proble...ior of the animal changes. Upon return from their flight
in space inNeurolab, the freshwater snails and swordtail fish will be compared to a controlgroup on ...
Wake Forest University Study Takes Students In Flight With The Albatross
...Patricia Fernandez and Paul Sievert havelogged the flight
paths of 18 albatrosses and are currently monitori...small enough to not interfere with an albatrosses' flight
but still powerful enough to send a signal that couldbe picked by by satellite. From tracking the a...
Learning From Birds And Bees: Engineers Study Insects For Ideas On Tiny "Micro Air Vehicles"
...st look to birds and insects for information about flight
principleson a scale this small. Researchers beli...ues, severe weight restrictionsdemand new types of flight
controls, power sources, propulsion systemsand avionics to fit within the 50 grams (two ounces) allo...
Antarctic Science Season Gears Up With Searches for Meteorites, Neutrinos, and New Life Forms
... for hundreds of thousands of years. NSF provides flight
support for the project and grants to glaciologists studying the ice core. More Favorite Martians? The news last summer that ALH84001, a meteorite from Mars found in Antarctica's Allan Hills, may contain fossils of early life startled scien...
Human-Like Ability, Categorical Perception, Found In Insects
...ats' ultrasound and take evasive action, but those flight
studies never answered the question: What is the ...rickets." The Cornell biologists set up a cricket flight
chamber, wired for sound, computerized data-gathering and a built-in breeze from a fan, to make the ...
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