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How birds fly in flocks


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Many fish species swim in schools and birds fly in flocks. Such collective behaviour must arise from the interactions between the animals. How it works was largely unclear. Now, two Wageningen-researchers provide important insight into the mechanism behind this behaviour. Marcel Workamp and colleagues developed a model system in which they show experimentally that swarming behaviour is mainly governed by friction.

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