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Old Sep 13th 2013, 2:56 am
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Functioning 'mechanical gears' seen in nature for the first time

http://phys.org/news/2013-09-functio...rs-nature.html
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Old Sep 13th 2013, 9:03 am
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Wow! That's amazing! I wonder why they only discovered that now?
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Originally Posted by LaLaLayla View Post
Wow! That's amazing! I wonder why they only discovered that now?
it take a special person to stick microscopes up next to an insects arse to see whats there. presumably there hasn't been anyone so inclined before
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it take a special person to stick microscopes up next to an insects arse to see whats there. presumably there hasn't been anyone so inclined before
Oh, I was hoping he was a new species.
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Oh, I was hoping he was a new species.
The researcher may well be. As I say it's a special sort that think to do that sort of thing
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They say that cogs have an evolutionary precedent, but maybe it is nature mimicking science? Maybe the plant-hopping insect has recently evolved to have these cog things? Just a thought...
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Originally Posted by LaLaLayla View Post
They say that cogs have an evolutionary precedent, but maybe it is nature mimicking science? Maybe the plant-hopping insect has recently evolved to have these cog things? Just a thought...
Err science is largely the study of nature
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Err science is largely the study of nature
Shiva, why do your posts - whatever the subject - always come across as so patronising?
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Shiva, why do your posts - whatever the subject - always come across as so patronising?
It's the way you read them
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It's the way you read them
Nah, not so sure.
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