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Functional Mechanical Gears found in Nature.

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posted on Sep, 14 2013 @ 01:52 PM
Was curious if any one noticed the story in Science Daily
about the very human looking gears found in an insects jumping mechanism ?
I did search ATS first but didn't see the story .

I'm trying to digest what it means, if anything;
In regards to why humans and nature have apparently come to the same design ?
Isn't evolution stumbling through time?
This is so purposeful, not to elude to anything.

Is this a "what other way would the mechanics for this work" type scenario ?
And if so, why not fluid hydraulics? Or something that doesn't look so
much like human made machinery. I don't know... less symmetry ?
Is it the tiny size of the gears that bring a forced symmetry ?

Does this mean space could be filled with more Nature made Gears ?
Or is this a relatively rare occurrence happening only on Earth like planets ?
What happens when a cog breaks?
How come a bug got it but I didn't ?
I like to be able to jump straight up 300 feet and live.
Have at it brains of ATS.

It's just so darn Human looking!
It bugs me..get it?

edit on 14-9-2013 by sealing because: syntax

posted on Sep, 14 2013 @ 01:57 PM
reply to post by sealing

Already posted HERE

posted on Sep, 14 2013 @ 02:00 PM
And yes I know about what happens when a cog does break
in the insect, and that the gears actually are asymmetrical .
But wow never seen anything like that before from Nature.

posted on Sep, 14 2013 @ 02:01 PM
Please close thread Mods sorry about that.
I did indeed search exactly the title and found nothing.

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