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Collective Robot Behavior
Collective Robot Behavior
Jef Akst | Aug 18, 2014
A swarm of more than 1,000 small, puck-shaped robots can assemble into diverse patterns.
The Cicadas Are Coming
The Cicadas Are Coming
Dan Cossins | May 8, 2013
After developing underground for last 17 years, billions of cicadas will soon emerge and gather in vast, noisy swarms up and down the US east coast.
How Bees Choose Home
Tia Ghose | Dec 8, 2011
For honeybees, there’s no place like home. And every year, they must find a new one. Now, a study publishing today (December 8) in Science suggests that the honeybee swarms use inhibitory signals when house-hunting, paralleling the human brain’s decision-making process.