Snippet: Watch moths use scent to learn about their environment

Female hawkmoths use specific odor signals to decide where to lay eggs and where to eat. Researchers tested this by presenting them with different smells, watching their behavior, and monitoring smell-related regions of the moth brain.

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S. Binsch-Knaden et al., Cell Reports 2018
DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.01.082

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