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Ants use sun for backward navigation, finds Prof Barbara Webb (Informatics)

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TitleAnts use a built in 'sat-nav' to always know where they're gong - even when travelling backwards
Media name/outletWired online
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleMemories and sun help ants walk backwards
Media name/outletThe Western Daily Press
Duration/Length/Size22
Date of coverage21/01/17
TitleAnts use the Sun and its memory to orient
Media name/outletEuropa Press (Spain)
Date of coverage19/01/17
TitleWhy ants might be better at navigating than you
Media name/outletCBC (Canada)
Date of coverage19/01/17
TitleAnts find the way back even when walking
Media name/outletLa Voz Digital (Spain)
Date of coverage19/01/17
TitleAnts find their way to their homes, even if they walk backwards
Media name/outletThe Viewer (Spain)
Date of coverage19/01/17
TitleAnts have a GPS
Media name/outletLe Journal de Jura (Switzerland)
Date of coverage19/01/17
TitleHow desert ants navigate walking backward
Media name/outletScience News (USA)
Date of coverage19/01/17
TitleAnts plot the position of the sun and memorize their surroundings to navigate
Media name/outletZME Science (Romania)
Date of coverage19/01/17
TitleAnts have a very sophisticated GPS allowing even backward guidance
Media name/outletAFP (France)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleAnts have a very sophisticated GPS in the brain
Media name/outletATS (Switzerland)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleAnts have a very sophisticated GPS allowing even backward guidance
Media name/outletEurope 1 (France)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleAnts have a sophisticated GPS allowing even backward guidance
Media name/outletRTL TVI (France)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleAnts have a very sophisticated GPS allowing even backward guidance
Media name/outletAPS (Algeria)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleThe ants have an integrated GPS
Media name/outletThe Jura Newspaper (France)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleAnts have a very sophisticated GPS
Media name/outletThe New Gazette (Belgium)
Date of coverage22/01/17
TitleAnts have a very sophisticated GPS
Media name/outletLa Meuse (Belgium)
Date of coverage22/01/17
TitleAnts have a very sophisticated GPS
Media name/outletNord Eclair (Belgium)
Date of coverage22/01/17
TitleAnts have a very sophisticated GPS
Media name/outletLiberation (France)
Date of coverage24/01/17
TitleLas hormigas tienen a "GPS" muy sofisticado that permits orientarse sin
Media name/outletMontevideo Portal (Uruguay)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleLas hormigas tienen a GPS muy sofisticado
Media name/outletDiario Uno (Argentina)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleGPS de las hormigas?
Media name/outletEl Financiero (Mexico)
Date of coverage23/01/17
TitleLas hormigas utilizan el sol and memoria para poder orientarse
Media name/outletEl Diario Montanes (Spain)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleThanks to their integrated GPS, ants can be guided even backwards
Media name/outletFrance Info (France)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleHow to use the sun to navigate
Media name/outletThe Irish Daily Mail (Ireland)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleLas hormigas encuentran el camino includedo cuando andan hacia atras
Media name/outletPueblo en Linea (China)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleAsi est orientan estas hormigas cuando caminan hacia atras cargando comida
Media name/outletLa Vanguardia online (Spain)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleMyrer kan finde hjem, selvom de gar baglaeans
Media name/outletBerlingske Tidende (Denmark)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleHow do you know which way to go when walking backward?
Media name/outletThe Christian Science Monitor (USA)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleAnts use sun, memories for 'backward' walk home
Media name/outletSiasat Daily (India)
Date of coverage22/01/17
TitleAnts use sun, memories for 'backward' walk home
Media name/outletNetIndia123.com (India)
Date of coverage22/01/17
TitleAnts use sun, memories for 'backward' walk home
Media name/outletBusiness Standard (India)
Date of coverage22/01/17
TitleThe Navigational behaviour could inspire the development of novel computer
Media name/outletDNA India
Date of coverage22/01/17
TitleExcellent navigators: ants use celestial, terrestrial cues to find their way
Media name/outletTech Times (USA)
Date of coverage22/01/17
TitleMieren kunnen een richting aanhouden, los van de orienjtatie van hun lichaam
Media name/outletVrtnieuws.net (Netherlands)
Date of coverage22/01/17
TitleAnts use sun, memories for backward walk home
Media name/outletWebIndia123.com (India)
Date of coverage21/01/17
TitleAnts use sun, memories for 'backward' walk home
Media name/outletIANS (India)
Date of coverage22/01/17
TitlePlus fort que le GPS, le cerveau des fourmis pourrait servir a guider des robots
Media name/outletL'Express (France)
Date of coverage21/01/17
TitleAnts are expert navigators, even walking backwards
Media name/outletNews24 (S Africa)
Date of coverage21/01/17
TitleAnts are expert navigators, even walking backwards: study
Media name/outletThe China Post (China)
Date of coverage21/01/17
TitleAnts use Sun and memories to navigate
Media name/outletIran Daily (Iran)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleLas hormigas encuentran el camino incluso cuando andan hacia atras
Media name/outletPagina Siete (Bolivia)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleLas hormigas encuentran el camino incluso cuando andan hacia atras
Media name/outletLa Voz Digital online (Spain)
Date of coverage23/01/17
TitleHow ants navigate homeward - forward, backward, or sideways
Media name/outletTerra Daily (USA)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleAnts know the way home, even walking backwards
Media name/outletDiscovery Channel Science News (USA)
Date of coverage21/01/17
TitleAnts are expert navigators, even walking backwards: study
Media name/outletExpatica (Netherlands)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleAnts are expert navigators, even walking backwards: study
Media name/outleteNCA (S Africa)
Date of coverage21/01/17
TitleLas hormigas encuentran el camino incluso cuando andan hacia atras
Media name/outletABC.es (Spain)
Date of coverage23/01/17
TitleScience briefs
Media name/outletThe Straits Times (Singapore)
Date of coverage26/01/17
TitleLittle ant superb sense of direction also know the way back chatter
Media name/outletYam News (Taiwan)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleLittle ant superb sense of direction also know the way back chatter
Media name/outletChina Times
Date of coverage21/01/17
TitleStudy: small ants superb sense of direction to go backwards also know the way
Media name/outletGreat remember yuan News Network (China)
Date of coverage21/01/17
TitleExperts said the ants can always "find it North" by sky mark home
Media name/outletThe Workers Network (China)
Date of coverage22/01/17
TitleWhy ant can go backwards? Because they own "navigation system"
Media name/outletSee News (China)
Date of coverage24/01/17
TitleLas hormigas encuentran el camino includedo cuando andan hacia atras
Media name/outletPeople's Daily Online (China)
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleHow ants use the sun to navigate
Media name/outletThe Daily Mail
Duration/Length/Size25
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleJoy at anti-tote
Media name/outletThe Daily Mirror
Duration/Length/Size28
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleAnts make use of sun and their memories to navigate
Media name/outletThe Herald
Duration/Length/Size8
Date of coverage20/01/17
TitleAnts on the way home remember and use the sun as a compass
Media name/outletTyden (Czech Republic)
Date of coverage27/01/17
TitleAnts use sun, memories for 'backward' walk home
Media name/outletThe Oman Daily Observer
Date of coverage29/01/17
TitleWidlife's quest to save...
Media name/outletThe Island (Sri Lanka)
Date of coverage29/01/17
TitleButt-first, ants have no problem navigating backward
Media name/outletLiveScience.com (USA)
Date of coverage30/01/17
TitleCoffee house: ants use sun, memories for 'backward' walk home
Media name/outletThe Day After (India)
Date of coverage1/02/17
TitleAnts have a very sophisticated GPS
Media name/outletLe Maine Libre (France)
Date of coverage2/01/17
TitleAnts have a very sophisticated GPS
Media name/outletOcean Press (France)
Date of coverage2/02/17
TitleThe study suggests that the ant's positioning navigation capability or can inspire the design of robots and automatic cars
Media name/outletChina Industrial Control Network (China)
Date of coverage17/02/17

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