Butterfly proboscis and galeal sliding

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Enjoy this research video of a butterfly's proboscis and its galeae sliding against one another. For more information visit: http://newsstand.clemson.edu/mediarelations/butterflies-could-hold-key-t... http://www.clemson.edu/ces/kornevlab http://www.clemson.edu/cafls/departments/biosci/faculty_staff/adler_p.ht... http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1354956&HistoricalAwards...

Science Nation - Evolution in Action

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Professor Lawrence Gilbert and his team at the University of Texas at Austin have discovered a population of tropical butterflies that exemplify "evolution in action," and a rare research opportunity. Gilbert says they may be witnessing a species of butterfly splitting into two different species. For more information and more ScienceNation videos, go to http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp

Biomimicry makes Science Cool

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Biomimicry is the science of looking at nature for solutions to problems and inspiration for inventions. A 7 year old, passionate about nature, animals and space, shares a few fun facts about biomimicry.