The Honeybee Robot
In Berlin Germany, a RoboBee was invented to understand the honeybees cognitive processes by luring the followers and leading them to the food sources. Dr. Raul Rojas, director of Berlin’s Free University’s Project RoboBee, he paid very close attention to the dance and he realized that not only did the bee shake its body back and forth, but it also moved its wings producing sounds. As a result he incorporated these main factors that were needed for the dance to achieve an accurate presentation of th...
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...er its discovery, how follower bees decode the information that is contained in the dance. Researchers have observed many cues that the followers frequently do when in contact with the bee dancer, such as mechanical cues like antenna and head contacts to the body are detected. They also discovered that the body temperature of the dancers is significantly higher than the non-dancing foragers because of the flight muscles that have been used during the flight are still “warm” because of their activity (Landgraf 2013). However it is still unknown actually which stimuli that the follower bees use. It is known however that the spatial location in the feature of the dance that help the followers find and let them stay with the dancers are stimulating their sensory volume, which can probably tell them the direction of where the “waggle dance” is probably being performed.
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