News tagged with landmarks

Ants pay high price for night life

(Phys.org) —Despite being night creatures, Australian bull ants have trouble finding their way home in the dark. Scientists at Australia's Vision Centre (VC) have found that bull ants that travel at night ...

May 28, 2013
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Desert ants smell their way home

Humans lost in the desert are well known for going around in circles, prompting scientists to ask how desert creatures find their way around without landmarks for guidance. Now research published in BioMed ...

Feb 27, 2009
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Apple CEO on maps: 'Extremely sorry' (Update 2)

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company is "extremely sorry" for the frustration its Maps application has caused and it's doing everything it can to make it better. In the meantime, he recommended that people ...

Sep 28, 2012
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