Foster and co-author capture first-ever footage of mosquito larvae capturing prey
Woody Foster, EEOB professor emeritus, co-authored a recent study on the hunting habits of mosquito larvae. The team used a 16-millimeter film camera that had been designed for the U.S. military to track missiles and adapted it to film through a microscope. They observed the larvae launching their heads toward their victims like tiny harpoons. Read the story (and watch the video) on the LiveScience site.