The Math Behind Cicadas’ Bizarre 17-Year Life Cycle

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Posted June 22, 2013 by Johnny2x in Science

Found at Gawker.com:

It’s crazy to think, but it turns out cicadas are actually doing math through natural selection, and hunting down the prime numbers as to be eaten as infrequently as possible. Of course, if I had an incentive like that, maybe I’d be better at math too. – read more

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