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The Swarming Intelligence of Ant Colonies

If you’ve watched a colony of ants hunting for food along a trail or the pulsating movement of a slime mold, these organisms might seem to swarm in an undirected, random way. But researchers studying these seemingly mindless organisms are learning that they actually assemble themselves into a collective unit capable of decision making. http://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/the-swarming-intelligence-of-ant-colonies-and-slime-molds/ #Podcasts #FullPodcastAvailable

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