Sensing in a Complex World

Moths slow their brains to track flowers in low light

Hawkmoths, like Manduca sexta, hover and track moving flowers during natural foraging inĀ  low light environments. Neural recordings from the ...
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How antennae encode mechanical stimuli for tactile navigation

In an earlier research project we looked at the how cockroaches use their antennae as to feel surface in front ...
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Control theoretic approaches to experiment and analysis of locomotion

Locomotion is an inherently closed-loop process. What that means is that when we move it changes how we perceive the ...
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Bio-inspiration from how cockroaches navigate by touch

Animals must sense their environment in order to navigate. American cockroaches (Periplaneta americana L.) in the natural world often face ...
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