Scientists Say Mosquitoes Fail to Fly in Heavy Fog
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Mosquitoes have the ability to survive impacts with raindrops that are much heavier than the creatures themselves.. Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have found that fog overwhelms mosquitoes and makes it difficult or impossible for them to fly. The researchers used high-speed videography to determine how fog grounds mosquitoes just as an airplane would be grounded during fog.
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