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Social, spatial and temporal segregation in an ant society

bioRxiv

Feb 11, 2014

Lauren E QuevillonDavid P Hughes

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Sociality can be risky. A chief cost of social living is increased transmission of infectious diseases, due to higher population densities combined with greater contact between susceptible and infected individuals ([1][1],[2][2],[3][3],[4][4]). This greater encounter rate has led to a g...read more

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Spatial Distribution
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Antisocial protein, Drosophila
Ants
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Social, spatial and temporal segregation in an ant society

bioRxiv

Feb 11, 2014

Lauren E QuevillonDavid P Hughes

PMID: 990002519

DOI: 10.1101/002519

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Sociality can be risky. A chief cost of social living is increased transmission of infectious diseases, due to higher population densities combined with greater contact between susceptible and infected individuals ([1][1],[2][2],[3][3],[4][4]). This greater encounter rate has led to a g...read more

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