Chaotic worms

Jane Loveless, Barbara Webb

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Abstract / Description of output

Animals seem capable of an infinite variety of movement, yet also exhibit substantial stereotypy in repeated actions. A beautiful view of worm behaviour now shows that the worm’s state evolves deterministically but is bounced chaotically between unstable periodic orbits.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-2
Number of pages2
JournalNature Physics
Publication statusPublished - 5 Oct 2020


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