Professor Marcus Byrne won the 2013 Ig Nobel Prize for Biology/Astronomy along with : Marie Dacke, Emily Baird, Clarke Scholtz, and Eric Warrant, for discovering that when dung beetles get lost, they can navigate their way home by looking at the Milky Way. This research has practical applications, for example helping how to develop complex visual systems.

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  • Professor Marcus Byrne won the 2013 Ig Nobel Prize for Biology/Astronomy along with : Marie Dacke, Emily Baird, Clarke Scholtz, and Eric Warrant, for discovering that when dung beetles get lost, they can navigate their way home by looking at the Milky Way. This research has practical applications, for example helping how to develop complex visual systems. (en)
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  • Professor Marcus Byrne won the 2013 Ig Nobel Prize for Biology/Astronomy along with : Marie Dacke, Emily Baird, Clarke Scholtz, and Eric Warrant, for discovering that when dung beetles get lost, they can navigate their way home by looking at the Milky Way. This research has practical applications, for example helping how to develop complex visual systems. (en)
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