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Watching a swarm of locusts

by JP Bill / September 27, 2008 12:26 AM PDT

Watching a swarm of locusts, and wondering "How come they don't collide?", would be the furthest thing from my mind.

Volvo looks to bugs for safety

Volvo Cars, in collaboration with England?s Newcastle University, is using scientific findings about the African Locust to improve road safety

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oh! I thought this would be about
by WOODS-HICK / September 27, 2008 12:28 AM PDT

media pundits reviewing the presidential debate.

this volvo story is more informative and necessary.

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Reading my first line again
by JP Bill / September 27, 2008 12:34 AM PDT

It could easily apply to the media pundits.


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Or the
by drpruner / September 27, 2008 6:21 AM PDT

bible ...
Rev ch. 1.

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Good link; thanks.
by drpruner / September 27, 2008 6:23 AM PDT

One of many cases where "Mother Nature" (or someone else) had it first.

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More on locusts
by JP Bill / January 31, 2009 4:10 AM PST
Locusts' swarms come from their brains

WASHINGTON ? A chemical that affects people's moods also can transform easygoing desert locusts into terrifying swarms that ravage the countryside, scientists report.

?Here we have a solitary and lonely creature, the desert locust. But just give them a little serotonin, and they go and join a gang,? observed Malcolm Burrows of the University of Cambridge in England.
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