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  • In optogenetics, light-sensitive proteins are genetically targeted to specific cells, which can then be activated or silenced by light. | Sputnik Animation, Ed Boyden, and the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT Basic research on how to turn brain cells "on" and "off" with pulses of light...
  • 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...