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By lassoing lizards, putting tiny chips on their legs, and tracking them for three years, Georgia Tech’s James Stroud revealed why species often appear unchanged for millions of years despite Charles Darwin’s theory of constant evolution.

Hawkmoth flight muscles exhibit delayed stretch activation, a hallmark of asynchronous flight.

Many insects fly synchronously, matching the nervous system pulses to wing movement. But smaller insects don’t have the mechanics for this and must flap their wings harder, which works only up to a certain point. That’s where asynchronous flight comes in.

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Stephen (Nick) Housley wins the inaugural Jack and Dana McCallum Early Career Fellowship for his work at the intersection of neuroscience and cancer treatment.

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Holder hopes to boost outreach to K-12 schools in her new role while continuing to serve as associate director of the College of Science’s rapidly growing undergraduate neuroscience program.