Scientists Solve the Mystery of America's Scuba-diving Fly 1 234 567

Scientists Solve the Mystery of America's Scuba-diving Fly

voanews.com

A small fly that thrives at an inhospitable California lake east of Yosemite National Park long has perplexed observers who watch as it crawls into the severely salty and alkaline water, snacks on some algae or lays some eggs, then emerges dry as a desert.Research published on Monday finally explains the secrets of this scuba-diving insect.These quarter-inch-long (6-mm) alkali flies possess specialized traits that let them conquer Mono Lake, scientists found. They are covered in a...

Full news

Share:

More:

1 234 567

1 234 567

1 234 567

1 234 567

1 234 567

1 234 567