"The Machine Inside: Biomechanics"

<p>Through Jan. 4, 2015, at the Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive (312-665-7400, <a href="http://fieldmuseum.org/">fieldmuseum.org</a>)</p>
<p><b>The gist</b> Discover the biological secrets of everything from cheetahs to ants to Venus flytraps.</p>
<p><b>Go if you</b> ever wondered how a giraffe manages to pump blood all the way up that loooong neck.</p>
<p><b>Kids will love</b> watching a robot try to walk like a human.</p>
<p><b>Surprise!</b> Turns out that the creature with the most super-powered olfactory sense is the luna moth, whose antennae help it smell mates up to 7 miles away.</p>

( Photo: John Weinstein / Field Museum )

Through Jan. 4, 2015, at the Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive (312-665-7400, fieldmuseum.org)

The gist Discover the biological secrets of everything from cheetahs to ants to Venus flytraps.

Go if you ever wondered how a giraffe manages to pump blood all the way up that loooong neck.

Kids will love watching a robot try to walk like a human.

Surprise! Turns out that the creature with the most super-powered olfactory sense is the luna moth, whose antennae help it smell mates up to 7 miles away.

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