Bioscience

When it comes to security, think ‘natural’

May 24, 2010

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: ScienceDaily] – Security systems could be more effective if officials looked at how organisms deal with threats in the natural world, University of Arizona researchers suggest in the May 20 edition of the journal Nature.

The authors are working with security and disaster management officials to help put some of their recommendations — such as decentralizing forces and forming alliances — into practice.

For more information: When It Comes to Security, Think ‘Natural’: Security Organizations Could Be More Effective If Officials Learn from Nature