Bristol University engineer Stuart Burgess goes deeper into the marvels of such sea creatures as the parrotfish, sling-jaw wrasse, and mantis shrimp.
Optimization algorithms enable the ant colony to decide how many ants to send to a given food source and when to drastically reduce the number.
An analogy I like to use is NASA finding a crashed spaceship in a cave located in Area 51.
Iain was a diehard atheist from the United Kingdom. “I absolutely knew that I would never believe in a creator. It was inconceivable to me,” he recalls.
Spiders are another of nature’s master engineers. About half of known spider species (order Araneae) construct webs made of silk.