Colonies self-assemble: bacteria
Bacterial colonies that form stromatolites self-assemble by making independent decisions while maintaining communication.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Mimicking quorum sensing and natural selection to efficiently route telecommunications.|
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Mimicking quorum sensing and natural selection to efficiently route telecommunications.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Communications
University of Lancaster
Paul Williams, Steve Atkinson
University of Nottingham