May 29, 2023

This insect flings pee from a ‘butt catapult.’ Now engineers are studying practical uses

Scientists from Georgia Institute of Technology have been studying the Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter, a bug that flings pee droplets at super fast speeds from its anal stylus. Engineers are investigating real world applications from this bug’s rare ability. Discovery’s Curiosity Daily podcast helps you get smarter about the world around you. Find Curiosity Daily today on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get podcasts. Listen now.


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