Johns Hopkins Cricket Research Could Lead to a New Generation of Robots

Johns Hopkins Cricket Research Could Lead to a New Generation of Robots

[music] “The Blue Danube” waltz Watching these animals in slow motion is exactly like watching an elegant ballet happening in front of you. The way they control their flight in the air is very much like a ballerina would do. They really are masters of aerodynamics. [music] “The Blue Danube” waltz My name is Rajat MIttal. I’m a professor of […]

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Human pharmaceuticals change cricket personality

Human pharmaceuticals change cricket personality

– Our aim with this study was to see how we could manipulate a type of brain chemical and how that might influence an individual’s behavior and personality. Just like with humans, some crickets are more active explorative or aggressive than others. Researchers at Linköping University have looked closer at two important signal substances in the brain, serotonin and dopamine. […]

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