The robots that think like ants
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Ant-like robots navigate without GPS

By turning ant brains into algorithms, scientists at the University of Sussex have made robots that can navigate without remote control or GPS. Now they are adapting the software to create self-learning drones. They hope the vehicles will be used for search and rescue missions.

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  • 24 Apr 2018
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