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Contact: Matt Shipman
North Carolina State University

Using Cyborg Moths to Understand How Moths Fly

Caption: The moth is connected to a wireless platform that collects the electromyographic data as the moth moves its wings. To give the moth freedom to turn left and right, the entire platform levitates, suspended in mid-air by electromagnets.

Credit: Alper Bozkurt

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