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Align in the Sand

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Science  02 Jun 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5778, pp. 1320-1322
DOI: 10.1126/science.1127548

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Summary

Many animal species form large organized groups, but how information is shared within swarms, flocks, and heards is not clear. Studies of locust swarms reveal distinct transitions from disordered to ordered phases.