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Obstacles No Barrier to Higher Speeds for Worms, NYU Researchers Find

February 8, 2012

worm moving in a virtual environment Obstacles in an organism's path can help it to move faster, not slower, researchers from New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences have found through a series of experiments and computer simulations. Their findings have implications for better understanding of basic locomotion strategies found in biology, and the survival and propagation of the parasite that causes malaria. Full Story

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