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Decoding the Remarkable Algorithms of Ants

Decoding the Remarkable Algorithms of Ants

The biologist Deborah Gordon has uncovered how ant colonies search efficiently without central organization, an insight that might improve computer networks

July 21, 2015 — Emily Singer and Quanta Magazine
A Farewell to Formalin-Soaked Frogs?

A Farewell to Formalin-Soaked Frogs?

Source: from Virtual Dissection Method Could Reinvigorate Zoology by Adrian Giordani on the Guest Blog Credit: Image courtesy of Alexander Ziegler Whether you dissected an earthworm, frog, cat or fetal pig in a science class during your childhood, you probably remember the stuffy smell of formalin that hovered around your classroom and tagged along with [...]

January 28, 2015 — Kalliopi Monoyios