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Undergraduate research shows leaderless honeybee organizing

Interesting in its own right, and also by analogy to societal models.

This suggests to me an analogy between neurons and honeybees, and more generally of cellular automata with emergent properties. Are honeybees (and other hive insect colonies, perhaps) "intelligent" en masse?
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