Thursday, April 20, 2006

Ant Navigation Tactics Help Technology

Imagine while walking to the grocery, every few streets you have to go back home to reset your navigation system in order to avoid getting lost.

That's what ants have to do. Now and then they must visit their nest to avoid losing their way on foraging trips. Now scientists are using this understanding to make better robots. Find out what they do in this study from the Study of Experimental Biology.

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