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From Science Daily on 19-Nov-2019 12:38

Coordinated behavior is common in a variety of biological systems, such as insect swarms, fish schools and bacterial colonies. But the way information is spread and decisions are made in such systems is difficult to understand. A group of researchers studied the synchronized flight of pigeon flocks. They used this as a basis to explain the mechanisms behind coordinated behavior.


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Columba palumbus

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