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Energy saving mechanisms, collective behavior and the variation range hypothesis in biological systems: A review
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0303264716300739 Our paper is finally published. This represents the culmination of much of my thinking and work over the last decade or so.

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Our new paper:  Trenchard H., Perc, M. " Equivalences in biological and economical systems:  Peloton dynamics and the rebound effect." http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0155395 Our paper has just been published in PLOS ONE. Th...

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Our new paper:  Trenchard H., Perc, M. " Equivalences in biological and economical systems:  Peloton dynamics and the rebound effect." http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0155395 Our paper has just been published in PLOS ONE. Th...

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Our new paper:  Trenchard H., Perc, M. " Equivalences in biological and economical systems:  Peloton dynamics and the rebound effect." This paper foreshadows what I anticipate will ultimately be a more important paper about energy savings mechanisms in biol...

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Come scientists and academics, publish while you still can; the times they are changing (with apologies to Bob Dylan).
It has been my intention to keep this blog focussed solely on peloton dynamics and its analogs, but I thought I would stray briefly across the boundaries and throw in my two cents worth about the historic third match yesterday between AlphaGo and master Go ...

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Spider pelotons
How are pholcid spider collectives like a bicycle peloton? Hugh Trenchard Rebecca Boyle, for the New Scientist,   reported  quite nicely one of the essential aspects of the peloton model discussed in my recent paper on  protocooperative behavior  [1] (free ...

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The peloton superorganism and protocooperative behavior - a brief overview
My latest paper  The peloton superorganism and protocooperative behavior  is published at last. Obviously any published paper requires a lot of work, but for me this one has required the most so far. I began writing this in late 2014, and it was accepted fo...

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The peloton superorganism and protocooperative behavior - a brief overview
My latest paper  The peloton superorganism and protocooperative behavior  is published at last. Each one seems to require progressively more work. I began writing this is late 2014, submitted it in late March 2015, received reviewers' comments in April, and...

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Chamber' decision on Westsea's application to strike evidence
See  Justice Kelleher's decision on Westsea's application to strike evidence
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