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Behold, the rhino beetle's evolutionary beauty

H. Vu Phan

It’s a bird, it’s a plane … It's a robot designed to buzz like a beetle.

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Since the time of Da Vinci, humans have been fascinated by the natural biomechanics of animal flight.

What started as a conversation about how to fly has transformed into an obsession with how to fly better.