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Secret of Flying Dandelion Seeds

The researchers think the discovery could inform the design of tiny airborne drones
The researchers think the discovery could inform the design of tiny airborne drones(Credit: alexsvirid/Depositphotos)

Carried by the wind, dandelion seeds can travel enormous distances of more than a kilometer (0.6 miles). Now, researchers at The University of Edinburgh have discovered that this is thanks to a remarkable form of flight never before seen in nature. read more