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“butterflies”

Oct 26, 2014 07:20 AM ET // Discovery News
These animals know how to brighten the land, sea, or wherever they happen to live.
Oct 7, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Researchers have figured out how to use artificial photonic materials to mimic the butterfly's attractive light show.
Sep 24, 2014 08:30 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A mysterious butterfly-shaped cloud spotted over St. Louis last week was built from actual butterflies.
Sep 2, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Discovery News
Contest yields a stunning array of pictures of nature in action.
Jun 25, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Discovery News
Butterflies come in an almost unimaginable number of colors -- whether taking flight or resting on a leaf, the showy insects deserve a showcase.
Jun 24, 2014 02:45 PM ET // AFP
Long known for using a type of solar compass in the brain, the insects can also migrate when skies are overcast, suggesting a magnetic compass.
Nov 20, 2013 02:06 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A new way of texturing surfaces could make certain materials ultra-waterproof.
Dec 15, 2010 10:08 AM ET // David Teeghman
If a soldier suffers a serious brain injury from blast-exposure, a medic will know instantly just how serious the damage is to the affected area.