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  • Researchers filmed the hawkmoth under different light conditions as it fed from a 3D, robotic flower. | Science /AAAS The vision of the hawkmoth Manduca sexta — an agile insect flyer that feeds on nectar — is finely tuned to the swaying of flowers in the breeze, a new study shows. These findings...
  • A new analysis of Triceratops fossils reveals that the teeth of these iconic, three-horned dinosaurs were more complex than previously realized, rivaling the most advanced mammalian teeth, such those of horses and bison, in sophistication. The study appears in the 5 June issue of Science Advances...
  • "The first suit I ever bought was for my AAAS policy fellowship,” Patil told the audience at the Forum on S&T Policy on May 1. | AAAS/ Kat Song Large-scale deployment of data can do wonderful things. In the hands of the federal government, it could improve cancer therapies, encourage civic...
  • Super Typhoon Haiyan approaches the Philippines on November 7, 2013. Tropical cyclones like Haiyan have become more powerful since the 1970s.| NASA Warming ocean temperatures seem to have intensified storms in the northwestern Pacific by about 10% in the past two decades, according to a new study...
  • Removing the across-the-board spending caps known as "sequestration" to achieve modest increases for federal science agencies is a "strategic imperative," George Washington University President Steven Knapp and AAAS CEO Rush D. Holt wrote this week in Roll Call . Rush D. Holt | David Sharpe Such...