How cicadas manage to 'wing it' 

20:00 EDT 8 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(American Chemical Society) Unlike locusts and many other flying insects, cicadas don't soar through the air with the greatest of ease. Now in a study appearing the ACS' The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, scientists report that certain chemical components in the insect's wings could explain why.

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