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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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Co-operation in bacteria

Co-operation is a key area studied in game theory. The Battle of the Sexes, Stag Hunt and Prisoner’s Dilemma games all study co-operation in different ways. One fascinating example of co-operation occurs in nature with the bacteria Vibrio Fischeri. This … Continue reading

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