Hawkmoths Can Slow Their Brains to Improve Vision in Low Light

A new study published online in the journal Science suggests that both the sight and flight of the dusk-foraging hawkmoth (Manduca sexta) likely evolved to match the movements of wind-tossed flowers under low-light conditions. Scientists already knew that the hummingbird-sized hawkmoths, which feed on flower nectar during the evening and at dusk and dawn, use [...] —> Read More