May 26, 2011

Ant Colonies Challenge 'Six Degrees of Separation'

University of Arizona, University of Arizona


Univ. of Arizona

UA researchers have uncovered evidence in ant colonies suggesting that social networks may function differently than previously assumed.

Be it through the Internet, Facebook, the local grapevine or the spread of disease, interaction networks influence nearly every part of our lives.

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TAGGED: Communication, Six Degrees Of Separation, Network, Ants

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