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Walking the walk: What sharks, honeybees and humans have in common
December 23, 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.In the first study of human hunter-gatherer movement patterns, a team led by University of Arizona anthropologist David Raichlen has found that the tribe's movements while foraging can be described by a mathematical pattern called a Lévy walk--a pattern that also is found in the movements of many other animals, from sharks to honeybees.Full Story
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
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