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Tiny Beetle's Catapulting Jump Inspires Bionic Limb Design

Flea beetles' powerful jump produces about 100-200 times more power than a rally car engine. For the first time, scientists have gained insight into the mechanics of its hind legs and how it can be used to propel bionic limb technology.
Published: 12:28 PM EST February 26, 2020
Updated: 11:18 AM EST February 26, 2020