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Researchers Solve Flea Mystery

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How fleas jumped was always a mystery to scientist - the darn things are just too fast!

It was no small task, but researchers have solved a long-term mystery—how fleas jump. Now high-speed video (watch above) confirms the insects take off using their toes, scientists announced Thursday.

This mystery has intrigued biologists as well as engineers.

We would still like to know how to kill them.

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