Biomechanics and Behavioral Ecology of Flying Insects

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New paper on bumblebee flight efficiency when carrying heavy loads published in Science Advances

Our new paper in Science Advances, “Kinematic flexibility allows bumblebees to increase energetic efficiency when carrying heavy loads” just came out: https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/6/6/eaay3115.

See an article about this work on the U.C. Davis news page: https://www.ucdavis.edu/news/bumblebees-carry-heavy-loads-economy-mode.  Congratulations to co-lead author Susie Gagliardi, and co-authors Callin Switzer and Michael Dillon!

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