Sheila Patek:
Shela Patek 為速度最快的動物測速

TED2004 · 16:25 · Filmed Feb 2004
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生物學家Sheila Patek談論她利用每秒攝像兩萬幅的錄影機測量螳螂蝦捕食行為的研究,這個行為是動物世界裡,移動最快的動作之ㄧ。

Biologist, biomechanics researcher
Biologist Sheila Patek is addicted to speed — animal speed. She's measured the fastest animal movements in the world, made by snail-smashing mantis shrimp and the snapping mandibles of trap-jaw ants. Full bio
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