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collaborative robots
2014-08-15 08:13:29

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.

2013-10-09 23:02:47

William Sklaroff, South Florida’s own Willie the Bee Man, is expanding his business, Willie the Bee Man, Inc., by introducing a new website, a redesigned logo, and several social media programs.

Discovering Why And How Swarming Evolved
2013-06-05 14:46:40

Many animals – from locusts to fish – live in groups and swarm, but scientists aren't sure why or how this behavior evolved. Now a multidisciplinary team of Michigan State University scientists has used a model system to show for the first time that predator confusion can make prey evolve swarming behavior.

Killer Bees Attack Florida Man And Pet Dog, Dog Dies
2013-04-21 07:01:45

A swarm of killer bees attacked a 65-year-old Florida man and his dog Thursday before turning their attention on the firefighters who responded to his 911 call for help, according to various media reports.

Swarms Of Tiny Robots May Be The Wave Of The Future
2013-03-28 14:55:21

Researchers at the University of Sheffield in the UK are currently developing robot swarms that could eventually lead to a better understanding of how a group of machines could work in concert to accomplish a given task.

2012-08-02 23:01:23

Most companies exterminate bees to remove them and almost always use harmful chemicals and pesticides to kill the bees, leaving a carbon footprint on the environment in so doing, Bee Green Natural

Logic Gate Study Analyzes Crab-Inspired Computing
2012-04-16 04:05:12

A team of scientists from Japan and the UK have built a computer that is inspired by a most unusual source -- the real-life movements and swarming behavior of soldier crabs.

2012-03-24 04:03:57

On its own, an ant is not particularly clever. But in a community, the insects can solve complicated tasks.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.