Mathematical Model Shows What Makes Some Animals Have A Certain Pattern Of Stripes

Since the 1950s, scientists have been trying to model possible scenarios why some animals have certain patterns of stripes. For example, instead of having just a black canvas, tigers have parallel stripes that are evenly spaced and perpendicular to the spine. In quest for the answer, researchers from Harvard Medical School have assembled a range… […]

The Pelican Brief*

“What are you going to do today darling?” Mum says as we turn off the motorway towards my flat this morning. “Go to the gym, have lunch, have a sleep,” I say.  Didn’t sleep well last night and the chest MRI was horrible and my arm hurts where the cannula has just been removed.  Seb […]