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Deep Look: Sharpshooter Insects’ Sexy Vibrations Spell Trouble in the Vineyard

5 minutes 16 seconds

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Sharpshooter insects are beautiful, but they transmit a devastating disease that kills grapevines. When it's time to mate, they shake their abdomens to make strange calls that sound like a clucking chicken, a howling monkey, or a motorcycle revving up. Now scientists have found a way to use their songs against them. Part of the "Deep Look" series.

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