Between Bots and Bees

Between Bots and Bees

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By Wisse Hettinga

Rafael Barmak (EPFL) explains why they are trying to sneak robotic devices into beehives

Basically the message is in the picture! You are looking at a sort of Robot Hive, bees and electronics is a very tight connection. The setup allows researchers to have a close look at the behaviour of bees – you know, the small, important little helpers of nature. With this close integration picture Rafael Barmak received the the first prize in the category “Locations and instruments”. In the video below he explains the setup and the research.

Picture and article is published by Swiss National Science Foundation

Also find more information at the EPFL website

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