Hummingbird-sized hawk moth

Hummingbird-sized hawk moth

Research on the hummingbird-sized hawk moth (Manduca sexta) shows that millisecond changes in timing of its action potential spikes conveys the majority of information the moth uses to coordinate the muscles in its wings. (Credit: Rob Felt, Georgia Tech)

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Research, Life Sciences and Biology
Keywords
hawk moth, neural spike, brain, spike timing, action potential
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 17, 2019 - 1:04pm
  • Last Updated: Dec 17, 2019 - 1:04pm