Category: CAnMove

An optical microscope image of the water flea Daphnia magna, which has been marked with red fluorescent quantum dots.


All animals move to look for food or to avoid different threats, and each individual must make its own choices: shall I stay, flee or move on? Large animals are fitted with transmitters so that researchers can follow their every move. But how can we study animals that are so...

Susanne Åkesson

GPS reveals animals’ advanced migration patterns

The survival of animals and organisms depends on being able to move from one place to another. With the help of GPS technology and light loggers, researchers have discovered, in a short space of time, what mechanisms control patterns of migration. GPS technology was developed within the Russian and American...