Using Cyborg Moths to Understand How Moths Fly
The moth is connected to a wireless platform that collects the electromyographic data as the moth moves its wings. To give the moth freedom to turn left and right, the entire platform levitates, ...
Research Turn Moths into Cyborg Moths
Researchers attach electrodes to a moth during its pupal stage, when the caterpillar is in a cocoon undergoing metamorphosis into its winged adult stage. By attaching electrodes to the muscle groups ...
The ABC's of Animal Speech
In this Science Minute from NIMBioS, Dr. Arik Kershenbaum explains new research that suggests the calls of many animals might contain more language-like structure than previously thought.
Comb Building of Honeybees
Honeybees build a new comb on a wooden frame of a beehive. The piece of comb on the right shows the transition from worker comb (small inner cells) to drone comb (large outer cells).
Special Issue on Parenting
This is a family of prairie voles. In some mammalian species, including monogamous prairie voles, both parents make an important contribution to rearing the offspring. This material relates to a paper...