Making The World Safe For Science - One Supermodel At A Time
The Other Supermodels
Sexy? Ummm, yeah, a little. But only to scientists.
Nah, not sexy at all. This article is by UK writer Henry Nicholls on mathematical modelling of infectious diseases. This technique allows 'virtual epidemics' to be run, testing the effects of different assumptions or possible interventions.
Obviously this is important to the British, since their farmers have made careers out of feeding cow brains to their bovine friends, thus driving the big buggers insane and making Brits the butt of jokes even in places like Canada - where they really have no reason to be making fun of other people.