Ecology articles within Nature Physics


  • Research Highlights |

    • Federico Levi
  • News & Views |

    Intuition informs a widespread policy of epidemic response, replacing infected workers in classrooms or hospitals with healthy substitutes. But modelling now suggests that this mechanism may be a key factor in the accelerated spread of an epidemic.

    • Thilo Gross
  • News & Views |

    In the transition from laminar to turbulent pipe flow, puffs of turbulence form, split and decay. The phenomenology and lifetime of these turbulent puffs exhibit population dynamics that also drive predator–prey ecosystems on the edge of extinction.

    • Johannes Knebel
    • , Markus F. Weber
    •  & Erwin Frey