Prepare for incoming robot bees

By analysing the flight of bees, the University of Queensland’s Brain Institute has learned how bees gain maximum fuel efficiency by streamlining their bodies during flight.

When flying at high speeds, bees use less energy simply by raising their abdomen to reduce drag. Honeybees would often travel long distances on only a small amount of nectar.

Scientists believe through understanding the flight of bees, they can develop tiny insect-like flying machines.

Read more at The University of Queensland