Entries on ‘couzin’

1 Mar 2011

Iain Couzin and Colin Twomey in The Economist

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The presentation that Iain gave during the recent symposium "Mathematics and Collective Behavior" at the annual AAAS meeting in Washington, got some additional press in the mainstream media. After the technological blog Ars Technica, the prestigious journal The Economist has decided to dedicate an article to the work of Iain and Colin Twomey, grade student [...]


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., [...]