[Ed. note: Today’s post comes to you courtesy of cell biologist, science writer and foodie Christina Szalinski. Her topic: how to draw in and kill those pesky fruit flies.] It’s […]
From a mosquito’s point of view, some people just smell better than others.
Your cells are outnumbered 10 to 1 by bacteria. And that’s just the beginning.
When you swat a fly, you’re swatting a biological machine that in many respects makes the electromechanical machines (read: robots) that we make look less than crude by comparison. Don’t take my word for it; watch “fly guy” Michael Dickinson tell the tale in his recent TEDxCalTech talk.