Follow 100,000 animals to take advantage of their sixth sense: the crazy bet of the “Internet of animals”

Predicting a natural disaster or the emergence of a virus, animals could one day help us. How ? Thanks to the large-scale study of their behavior, often guided by a sixth sense foreign to humans. For this, researchers launched two years ago a large-scale project, ICARUS, aimed at eventually equipping 100,000 sentinel animals with sensors … Read more

The Internet of Animals, a revolution frozen by the war in Ukraine

The Internet of Animals a revolution frozen by the war

The ICARUS beacons (here placed on an Alaskan curlew) are the core of the project The ICARUS beacons (here placed on an Alaskan curlew) are the core of the “internet of animals” project (Photo: Kivi Kuaka) ANIMALS – Ttechnology and nature sometimes go hand in hand. If generally these two terms are opposed, a new … Read more