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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...
  • 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...
  • The Tara Oceans expedition is the first global study of marine plankton, a project that expedition researchers compared to "taking the pulse of the planet." | Slideshow by AAAS/ Carla Schaffer Following perhaps the largest DNA sequencing effort ever undertaken for ocean science, a multinational...
  • Birds and mammals aren't the only vertebrate animals with warm hearts, it seems. There's also the opah, a deep-water fish that uses heat from its muscles to keep its heart — and the rest of its body — warmer than surrounding waters. The opah uses an ingeniously stacked network of blood vessels at...
  • Facebook users are exposed to more content that challenges their political beliefs than previously suspected, according to the new Science study. | Marcus Quigmire / CC BY-SA 2.0 Individuals are their own chief censors when it comes to the kind of political news they see on the social media site,...
  • Kaiba Gionfriddo was the first child treated with the 3D printed tracheal splint at University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. | University of Michigan Health System An implantable 3D-printed device has improved breathing in three infants with collapsed airways for up to nearly three...
  • Science correspondent Andrew Lawler has won the 2015 Society for American Archaeology's annual Gene S. Stuart Award for his story on the ancient Indian Ocean trade routes that rivaled the famed Silk Road. " Sailing Sinbad's Seas ," published in the 27 June 2014 issue of the journal, describes how...
  • Yellowstone National Park's Grand Prismatic Spring is one of many geothermal features created by the region's supervolcano.| "Windows into the Earth," Robert B. Smith and Lee J. Siegel Geologists finally have a complete picture of the active volcanic system underneath Yellowstone National Park in...