Archives of October 2010

13 Oct 2010

Iain Couzin among the 2010 “Brilliant 10”

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Iain has been named this year one of the “Brilliant 10” by the magazine Popular Science. The “Brilliant 10” are 10 young scientists and researchers who “are dreaming up solutions to some of the world’s most vexing challenges”. They are selected each year by the people at Popular Science among hundreds of nominees.
The article dedicated to […]

4 Oct 2010

Cannibal Crickets Poet – From the archives of Improbable Research

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Every week, Improbable Research (the organization that, among other things, administers the famous Ig Nobel Prizes) organizes a limerick contest to honor a scientist or a scientific study. Back in 2006, one of these weekly contests was dedicated to one of Iain's article: "Cannibal Crickets On A Forced March for Protein and Salt", 2006, Simpson et al., […]