Birds, bees and brains

A researcher who is revealing the complexity of the brain by studying birds and bees ⎮24 min listen

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How do birds and bees fly in groups without colliding? Or know how to navigate straight to a food source? And how do you train a bee to fly down a tunnel? Studying these tiny insects can give us insight, not only into how our brains work, but also how we might enhance aircraft navigation. 

Learn more about the intricate workings of the brain in Birds, bees and brains.

A Grey Matter

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A Grey Matter is for anyone who has ever wondered how we think, feel, reason and move. The Queensland Brain Institute's neuroscience podcast unlocks the wonders of the brain – the complex and mysterious core of who we are. QBI, at The University of Queensland, works to understand the development, organisation and function of the brain.