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43.2 x 29.2 cm ⏐ 17.0 x 11.5 in (300dpi)
THIERRY BERROD, MONA LISA PRODUCTION / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY THIERRY BERROD, MONA LISA PRODUCTION / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Fly wing surface, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). Flies beat their wings hundreds of times per second while in flight. The ridges and hairs on a fly's wing affect the flow of air over the wing, helping the fly to control its movements through the air.
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