Green Brain

The Green Brain project wants to create an artificial Apis mellifera brain and implement said brain into a robot, that will be able to fly and and behave just like a honey bee!

The reasons for this project are:

  • The bee brain has way less neurons than the brain of rodents (but still in the order of 10^6 neurons!), so understanding how this simple brain works could be a nice step towards understanding more complex brains.
  • The bee population has been declining and scientists are not exactly sure why.
  • Understanding bee behaviour and the organ that produces them might help solve the problem
  • Improvement of unmanned aerial vehicle control

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