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January 19, 2017

 

It's amazing that something with a brain the size of a pin head is able to navigate using the sun and memories.

 

A study has looked at how ants use the sun and memories to navigate back to their nests even whilst walking backwards and dragging their food.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-38665058

 

Original study:

 

http://www.cell.com/current-biology/abstract/S0960-9822(16)31466-X

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