Category: Insect Navigation

The internal maps of insects

Webb, Barbara. “The internal maps of insects.” Journal of Experimental Biology 222, no. Suppl 1 (2019): jeb188094.

ABSTRACT

Insect navigation is strikingly geometric. Many species use path integration to maintain an accurate estimate of their distance and direction

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Visual navigation in insects and robots

Visual navigation in insects and robots by Barbara Webb, Professor of Biorobotics, University of Edinburgh. She will give a keynote talk at 11th Vision Researchers Colloquium, 8 July, led by Bristol Vision Institute, in partnership with the …

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How ants navigate within their dark nest

Heyman, Y., Vilk, Y., & Feinerman, O. (2019). Ants use multiple spatial memories and chemical pointers to navigate their nest. iScience.

Highlights
• Heyman et al. combine multiple technologies to study how ants navigate within their dark nest

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Principles of insect path integration

Heinze, Stanley, Ajay Narendra, and Allen Cheung. “Principles of insect path integration.” Current Biology 28, no. 17 (2018): R1043-R1058.

Abstract
Continuously monitoring its position in space relative to a goal is one of the most essential tasks for …

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