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Marcel Salathé on Mice and Prairie Dogs

09.08.2010 18:30

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) just published an article co-authored by Marcel Salathé about the spread of plague among prairie dogs.

Marcel Salathé, who recently moved from Stanford to Pennsylvania State University, created a computer model that simulates plague dynamics in a large prairie dog town. According to the Stanford University News, this finding could have significant implications for understanding how infectious diseases spread in animals and humans.

Read the full PNAS article

The Stanford University News also reported on this article. Read their report.

The Science Daily also reports on the PNAS article