Tiny Backpacks Tap into Dragonflies’ Brains


Scientists are placing computer chip backpacks on dragonflies to record the insects’ brain activity as they fly and capture prey. Researchers hope the data they collect will reveal more about how the brain controls body movement.

Read more about what these tiny backpacks are teaching scientists:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/ne…

VIDEOGRAPHERS: Jason Kurtis and Jeff Hertrick
SENIOR PRODUCER: Jeff Hertrick
EDITOR: Jennifer Murphy

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2 responses to “Tiny Backpacks Tap into Dragonflies’ Brains

  1. Ah, let’s place similar backpacks on the scientists and….

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