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    Law of the Locusts: What Insect Swarms Teach Us about Cannibalism, Aging, and Human Obesity

    Presented by at Harvard Museum of Natural History

    June 18, 2013


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    Law of the Locusts: What Insect Swarms Teach Us about Cannibalism, Aging, and Human Obesity

    Locust swarms can be one of the most destructive plagues to mankind, but they also offer important new insights into the causes of human obesity, the aging process, and the complexities of crowd behavior. Australian biologist Steve Simpson (University of Sydney) will take us on a strange journey from insect swarms to human health.

    Parking/Directions: Free event parking in the 52 Oxford Street Garage. An 8 minute walk through...

    Locust swarms can be one of the most destructive plagues to mankind, but they also offer important new insights into the causes of human obesity, the aging process, and the complexities of crowd behavior. Australian biologist Steve Simpson (University of Sydney) will take us on a strange journey from insect swarms to human health.

    Parking/Directions: Free event parking in the 52 Oxford Street Garage. An 8 minute walk through Harvard Yard from the Harvard Square red line T stop.


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