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A new tool for multilayer networks

Sophisticated network analysis means finding relationships that often aren't easy to see. A network may have many layers—corresponding to different types of relationships in a social network, for example—but traditional ...

dateAug 11, 2017 in General Physics
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Light limitation as a factor in ecological conditions

There's a 50-hectare forested plot in Panama where researchers with the Smithsonian Institution have gathered highly detailed information about the species, distribution, and size of trees there. In a 2016 study, researchers ...

dateJul 27, 2017 in Ecology
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Does greed help a forager survive?

In a world of sometimes scarce resources, greed, the trait that encourages resource accumulation, would seem to be an evolutionary advantage. But, new research reveals that while greed may appear to be a good strategy, it ...

dateJul 12, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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