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Do groups make better decisions? | Swarm intelligence | Wissen Was mit Doktor Whatson (German)

Devastating swarms of locusts are devouring everything in their path from Africa to India. Scientists and citizens are waging a massive war with cutting edge technology to stop the infestation from becoming a deadly plague. Picture copyright: FAO /Haji Dirir more
Iain Couzin has created a playground for biologists. Cameras follow groups of fish, grasshoppers balance on a ball in a virtual reality container and birds fly around with small backpacks, with which all their conversations are overheard. Film by tv NTR more
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