Marcus Byrne

Marcus Byrne : La danse du bousier

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Un bousier a un cerveau de la taille d'un grain de riz, et pourtant il fait preuve d'une très grande intelligence quand il s'agit de rouler sa source de nourriture — des excréments d'animaux — jusqu'à sa maison. Comment ? Tout cela se résume à une danse. (Filmé àTEDxWitsUniversity.)

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Marcus Byrne · Entomologist

Marcus Byrne is fascinated by the way insects, particularly the intrepid dung beetle, have hardwired solutions to the challenges posed by their environments. Could they help humans solve problems?

Marcus Byrne is fascinated by the way insects, particularly the intrepid dung beetle, have hardwired solutions to the challenges posed by their environments. Could they help humans solve problems?