In 1968, John B. Calhoun ran an experiment with mice related to population growth and density. He introduced 4 pairs of mice into a mouse Utopia. They had all the food and water they could want, plenty of nesting boxes and materials, no predators, etc. The only limit was the size (9×9 feet) of their “universe”.… Continue reading Overpopulation and Aggression
Month: February 2016
The 2016 Presidential Election is full of “firsts” and other “special” possibilities. On the less complicated Democratic side, we have the possibility of: The First Woman President … and “First Gentleman” As former First Lady and Secretary of State, Hillary has seen two Presidents in action. Some may find it difficult to apply the word… Continue reading Election 2016
My Little Friend is Very Sick.
My little friend, Spider, is very sick. She almost died on February 4th. When I woke that day, I couldn’t find her. That wasn’t surprising. She has several “secret” places in our apartment. She can crawl into places that I can see only with difficulty. Assuming that Spider would appear when she woke up and… Continue reading My Little Friend is Very Sick.