Varying response thresholds aid hive thermoregulation: honeybee
Honeybees in a colony regulate hive temperature due to diverse response thresholds.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Diverse 'threshold' of distributed system would 'dampen' spikes and create a more stable flow, of water, energy, transport etc.|
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Watch Video of Bees Fanning Hive
Apis mellifera Linnaeus
IUCN Red List Status: Unknown
Some organism data provided by: ITIS: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Diverse 'threshold' of distributed system would 'dampen' spikes and create a more stable flow, of water, energy, transport etc.
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Benjamin P. Oldroyd
School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney