Functioning ‘mechanical gears’ seen in nature for the first time | University of Cambridge

via Functioning ‘mechanical gears’ seen in nature for the first time | University of Cambridge.

“Previously believed to be only man-made, a natural example of a functioning gear mechanism has been discovered in a common insect – showing that evolution developed interlocking cogs long before we did.”

iussus insect gears

 

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