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← 'Climate crisis' needs brain gain

severalspeciesof's Avatar Jump to comment 18 by severalspeciesof

Any advancement in any area of science can, in the future, bring unexpected benefits to another area. I read a while ago that scientists were studying why groups of fireflies could seem to all fire in unison or in waves. Many, many people scoffed at the 'expense' of those studies. Yet, later, using some of the information gleaned from those very studies, people involved with the internet were able to set up situations were many 'overloading' problems could be avoided. Not saying the Haldron Collider could solve climate problems, but who knows? ;)

Mon, 08 Sep 2008 07:09:00 UTC | #231149