Iain Couzin and Vishwesha Guttal in The NY TimesPosted by Simon on Sep 9 2010 in Media • 3 comments
Felicity Barringer published in the Green blog (online edition of The New York Times) an article about the last paper of Iain and Vishwesha in PNAS. Hereafter are the first sentences of Felicity Barranger’s post:
Using the tools afforded by the study of applied mathematics and evolutionary biology, two Princeton researchers have shown that migratory animals that travel en masse tend to fall into two categories: “leaders” and follow… Er, make that “social individuals.”
It is difficult for either to do without the other, they found.
More to read here.