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2008-05-08 14:53:24

A team of scientists led by Iain Couzin of Princeton University and including colleagues at the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney believes it may finally have an answer to this enduring mystery..."Cannibalism"

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2005-02-05 07:20:00

How a flock of birds or school of fish may go in a single direction without having a permanent leader is a mystery of social organization. But adding a mechanized component to the question raises the possibility of robotic swarms which may lack much in the way of social skills or leadership qualities.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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