Wired : "Engineers plan to upload bee brains to flying robots | Innovations urbaines | Scoop.it

Ian Steadman : "Engineers from the universities of Sheffield and Sussex are planning on scanning the brains of bees and uploading them into autonomous flying robots that will then fly and act like the real thing […]. It's important to note that this won't be an entirely comprehensive model of a bee's brain ; it's only going to be the parts associated with its sense of smell and vision. These modules will be melded with other software to form what the team call a "Green Brain", one that can react to new situations and improvise rapidly just like a real animal or insect brain…

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Green Brain/University of Sheffield : http://www.shef.ac.uk/news/nr/green-brain-honey-bee-model-sheffield-university-1.212235


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