Simon Sponberg and hawk moth

Simon Sponberg and hawk moth

Georgia Tech researcher Simon Sponberg holds a hawk moth (Manduca sexta). Research on this hummingbird-sized insect shows that the creatures can slow their brains to improve vision under low-light conditions – while continuing to perform demanding tasks. (Credit: Rob Felt, Georgia Tech)

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Research, Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Life Sciences and Biology, Physics and Physical Sciences
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hawk moth, flower, physics, physics of living systems
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  • Created By: John Toon
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  • Created On: Sep 19, 2017 - 4:36pm
  • Last Updated: Sep 19, 2017 - 4:36pm