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11 Rising Stars of Science

11 Rising Stars of Science

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Hawk Moths Hold Steady When Faced with Turbulence

Hawk moths hover while they feed, but they recover surprisingly quickly when knocked off-balance. Scientists use high-speed video and mini-cannons made of plastic toy parts to understand how hawk moths respond to disturbances mid-air. "Lens of Time: The Art of Staying Stable" was first published on bioGraphic © 2018 California Academy of Science.

September 6, 2018

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Pirates Needed Science, Too

60-Second Science - September 19, 2018 - By Steve Mirsky01:38

Sea Otters' Powerful Paw Prey Perception

60-Second Science - September 18, 2018 - By Christopher Intagliata02:16

Science News Briefs from Around the World

60-Second Science - September 17, 2018 - By Maya Miller02:13

Genetic Tweak Gave Early Humans a Leg Up

60-Second Science - September 13, 2018 - By Christopher Intagliata01:34

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