What do the Canadian Highway Network and Slime Mold Have in Common? Selim Akl Provides Insight

The School of Computing’s Selim Akl has recently been much in the news as he posits the similarities between the design of the Canadian Highway Network and the behaviour of slime mold. Dr. Akl was featured in The National Post, Science Daily.com, Physorg.com, Scientific Canadian, PBS, the Queen’s News Centre, the Kingston Whig Standard and CKWS TV. Follow the links below to get the whole story.

The National Post

Science Daily.com


Scientific Canadian


Queen’s News Centre

The Kingston Whig Standard


October 22, 2012

This story just continues to gather steam. Popular Science has published an article in their November, 2012 edition on this fascinating topic. Read it below.



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