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Contact: John Toon
jtoon@gatech.edu
404-894-6986
Georgia Institute of Technology

Fire Ant Test Chamber

Caption: Fire ants move in a test chamber composed of glass tubes of varying sizes. The chamber is used to study how the creatures recover from falls caused by perturbing the chamber. The information could be useful in developing future generations of robots able to work in confined spaces.

Credit: Georgia Tech Photo: Gary Meek

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