Locusts are invading South Australia, what is it that turns the simple solitary cricket into these ravaging swarms of locusts? Professor Steve Simpson from the University of Sydney has been studying the behaviour of crickets and has found that crowding and touching crickets on certain parts of their bodies turns them into locusts. To find […]
Steve Simpson – From individuals to populations: a tale of swarms, cannibals, ageing and human obesity.
Professor Steve Simpson of the University of Sydney gave a seminar with ACEBB on April 9. Download the podcast of his talk here. #environment Professor Stephen Simpson is an ARC Federation Fellow at the University of Sydney. He has made significant contributions to obesity, gerontology, immunology, livestock nutrition, ecology and conservation biology. “From individuals to […]