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Flying snakes and the science of jellyfish

The physicists, biologists and engineers were huddled around every available bar-height table in the Long Beach Convention Center, covering their tiny surfaces with laptops and notebooks. Posters in long, military rows showcased ...

Nov 28, 2010
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Flying snakes, caught on tape (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- New video analysis and mathematical modeling by engineers at Virginia Tech reveals how certain types of snakes can "fly" by flinging themselves off their perches, flattening their bodies, ...

Nov 23, 2010
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Researchers reveal secrets of snake flight

It seems size does matters after all. But for flying snakes, smaller is better, according to University of Chicago researchers. In the May 15, 2005, issue of the Journal of Experimental Biology, scientists described the ...

May 12, 2005
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