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Zombie ant fungi 'know' brains of their hosts

( —A parasitic fungus that reproduces by manipulating the behavior of ants emits a cocktail of behavior-controlling chemicals when encountering the brain of its natural target host, but not when infecting other ...

dateAug 25, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Meet the "swarmies"- robotics' answer to bugs

( —A small band of NASA engineers and interns is about to begin testing a group of robots and related software that will show whether it's possible for autonomous machines to scurry about an alien world such as ...

dateAug 22, 2014 in Robotics
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