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Visitors Able to Interact with Dozens of Robots, Gain Understanding of Mathematical Behaviors at One-of-a-Kind, Cutting-Edge Exhibit.
Migration of Sea Monkeys, otherwise known as brine shrimp, may affect global ocean circulation patterns, according to a new study by Caltech researchers.
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Large blue blobs appearing on weather radar last week above southern Illinois and central Missouri likely belonged to a swarm of Monarch butterflies, according to officials at the US National Weather Service in St. Louis.
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A small band of NASA engineers and interns is about to begin testing a group of robots and related software that will show whether it's possible for autonomous machines to scurry about an alien world such as the moon searching for and gathering resources just as an ant colony does.
Researchers from the Harvard University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have created the first-ever thousand-robot flash mob, according to research appearing Friday in the journal Science.
The mystery behind the movements of flocking starlings could be explained by the areas of light and dark created as they fly, new research suggests.
Solenopsis invicta - the destroyer of picnics and bane of exposed limbs everywhere - is better known by its common name, the red fire ant. Aside from S. invicta's propensity to swarm and attack, it turns out this insect is also one of the more talented engineers in the animal kingdom.
Classic literature has touted the work ethic of ants. Now, researchers have discovered that the creatures' group processing skills when it comes to foraging for food would put the most complex online search engines to shame.
The red locust (Nomadacris septemfasciata) is a species of grasshopper that is native to Sub-Saharan Africa, where it prefers to swarm moist areas like seasonal floodplains. It can be found in areas with grain, its main food source, and areas with some tree cover. Adults are typically brownish-tan in color and can reach an average body length between 2.4 and 3.3 inches depending upon the sex, with females growing larger. Young individuals of this species can vary in color depending upon which...
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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