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Amazing story of co-operation amongst ants

Imagine that you are an ant living happily in your colony hidden between two rocks. One day a big dog runs over the rocks and dislodges one, breaking up your nest and leaving you and your fellow ants exposed and … Continue reading

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What is evolutionary game theory?

Two men were the founding fathers of evolutionary game theory. Both their fathers died when they were young, neither studied biology as their first degree and both fought cancer in middle age. George R Price (pictured) trained as a chemist … Continue reading

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Evolution and company size

Some people believe that bigger is better when it comes to business (and other things!). We only have to look at nature to see that successful strategies don’t always involve being bigger. Success comes from being the right size and … Continue reading

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