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Swarms

(noun) Plural form of swarm.

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... to the shape of cyanobacteria, and organization regarding where the heterocysts form. But there are better examples: Myxospoes will travel in swarms, and when conditions get bad, form macroscopic "fruiting bodies"/spores, a multicellular structure with an organized shape, for disseminating ...

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by BlahBlahBlah
Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:46 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Multicellular prokaryote
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Views: 28160

A Monkey's Uncle

... comments, and not be mean. "predation rate" means the ratio of individuals killed by predators. Yes, more predators show up for these swarms, but the predator to prey ratio (and thus the predation rate) is still lower than if they were spread out over a large area and time. I would ...

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by JDavidE
Sat Mar 17, 2007 11:00 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A Monkey's Uncle
Replies: 26
Views: 57784

A Monkey's Uncle

... comments, and not be mean. "predation rate" means the ratio of individuals killed by predators. Yes, more predators show up for these swarms, but the predator to prey ratio (and thus the predation rate) is still lower than if they were spread out over a large area and time. I think ...

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by AstusAleator
Wed Mar 14, 2007 7:01 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A Monkey's Uncle
Replies: 26
Views: 57784

The Fiber Disease

... control for a wide variety of Army systems.Professor Bertozzi developed a “fractional bandwidth reacquisition algorithm” for coordination of swarms of autonomous vehicles . The intent of this algorithm is to optimize performance between the two extremes of central control of all vehicles ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Fri Dec 15, 2006 8:00 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5567081

Fiber Disease

... are included among the proteobacteria, a large group of Gram-negative forms. Myxobacteria can move actively by gliding. They typically travel in swarms (also known as wolf packs), containing many cells kept together by intercellular molecular signals. This close concentration of cells may be ...

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by Beth
Mon Oct 09, 2006 11:34 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5567081
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