In a crisis, fruit flies do stunt turns

Sophisticated tracking equipment reveals insects’ subtle, deft moves

fruit fly turns

OUTTA HERE  A time-lapse photograph shows a fruit fly doing a remarkably swift emergency turn.

courtesy of Florian Muijres

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