News tagged with large groups

Can maths cure cancer?

Scientists, including Professor Tanniemola Liverpool from the University of Bristol's School of Mathematics, claim that by understanding how an artificial 'synthetic swimmer' can be made and driven, and how such swimmers ...

dateFeb 07, 2014 in Mathematics
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Hubble sees a vapor of stars

( -- Relatively few galaxies possess the sweeping, luminous spiral arms or brightly glowing center of our home galaxy the Milky Way. In fact, most of the Universe's galaxies look like small, amorphous clouds of vapor. ...

dateJul 02, 2012 in Astronomy
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Herding sheep really are selfish

Many animals spend time together in large groups not because they enjoy each other's company, but rather because it lowers their own chances of being eaten should an uninvited guest arrive on the scene—or so the theory ...

dateJul 23, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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