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Monthly Archives: December 2012
The impala: a common antelope but with tremendous grace and speed and one of my favorite African mammals.
I was recently cleaning out files on my computer when I stumbled across some maps that I had created two years ago for a class presentation. These maps show the species distributions for all Central American primates, and they are … Continue reading
The annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) takes place in Knoxville, Tennessee in 2013. After checking the website, I saw that the AAPA keeps a list of past meeting locations, among other things. How often have the … Continue reading
How do swarms of pedestrians, each with unique origins and destinations, maintain order in crowded urban environments? An article in last week’s Sunday Times explores this question and describes (but never mentions by name) the “boids” model by Craig Reynolds. In this … Continue reading