Spiders on Tiny Treadmills Give Scientists the Side-Eye

Thu, 07/15/2021


Exploring how Jumping spiders see, may help in future technologies.  Ron Hoy, Dr. David and Dorothy Joslovitz Merksamer Professor of Biological Science; Professor Emeritus in NBB who studies Jumping spiders is quoted in SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN as saying "Figuring out how that computation is made in an animal that has already outsourced a task to different eyes would be a great way to think about how to design robots that have to navigate in an unpredictable, visually cluttered world.”  To read the entire article: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. 

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Jumping Spider