How can insects, slime mould and other brainless organisms help us plan transport systems and build the smart cities of the future? Dr Tanya Latty explains in this Open for Discussion podcast episode.
Insects make up 75 percent of life on Earth. Can insects and other brainless organisms inform next-generation engineering, optimal transport systems and help us build the smart cities of the future?
An entomologist and head of the Insect Behaviour and Ecology Lab at the University of Sydney, Dr Tanya Latty, joins our host Dr Chris Neff in the latest Open for Discussion episode to explain what we can learn from Nature.
Host: Dr Chris Neff
Guest: Dr Tanya Latty
Producers: Vivienne Reiner, Verity Leatherdale
Editor: Caitlin Gibson