Complexity Scientist Beats Traffic Jams Through Adaptation
September 28, 2020
To tame urban traffic, the computer scientist Carlos Gershenson finds that letting transportation systems adapt and self-organize often works better than trying to predict and control them.
Can Vaccines for Wildlife Prevent Human Pandemics?
August 24, 2020
Studies suggest that self-disseminating vaccines could prevent the 'spillover' of animal viruses into humans as pandemic diseases.
Why Are Plants Green? To Reduce the Noise in Photosynthesis.
July 30, 2020
Plants ignore the most energy-rich part of sunlight because stability matters more than efficiency, according to a new model of photosynthesis.
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