Hawkmoth Research (image) Georgia Institute of Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption Georgia Tech researcher Simon Sponberg holds a hawkmoth (Manduca sexta). Research on this hummingbird-sized insect shows that the creatures can slow their brains to improve vision under low-light conditions -- while continuing to perform demanding tasks. Credit Credit: Rob Felt, Georgia Tech Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.