June 11, 2012

Real Fish School With IOP Fish


A recent study from the Polytechnic Institute of NYU found that live zebra fish will hang out with robofish, even if they don't look "fishy" enough. Although the robot is five times larger than its real-life counterparts, it attracted both males and females. They also found that they did not like the noise the bot made, but would put up with it if the visual clues were satisfactory. With more research, the team sees future usage as helping to protect endangered species.


Read More in: Robot Science/Medicine

Share this Article with others: social bookmarking

Related Articles:

Came straight to this page? Visit Robot Snob for all the latest news.

Posted by Sheila Franklin at June 11, 2012 11:51 AM
Recent Comments
Post a comment

Remember personal info?

Please enter the letter "o" in the field below:
Please press Post only once. Submission of comments takes up to 20 seconds because of Spam Filtering.
Join the Mailing List Newsletter
Enter your Email

Subscribe - RSS

facebook_badge.jpg twitter_badge.jpg


Visit our other properties at Blogpire.com!



This weblog is licensed under a Creative Commons License.

Powered by
Movable Type 6.3
All items Copyright © 1999-2017 Blogpire Productions. Please read our Disclaimer and Privacy Policy