Journal article

Tracheal branching in ants is area-decreasing, violating a central assumption of network transport models

Ian J Aitkenhead, Grant A Duffy, Citsabehsan Devendran, Michael R Kearney, Adrian Neild, Steven L Chown

PLOS COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2020

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Multi-modal Australian ScienceS Imaging and Visualisation Environment (MASSIVE)


Awarded by Australian Research Council


Awarded by Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award


Funding Acknowledgements

This research was supported by a grant from the Australian Synchrotron part of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (https://www.ansto.gov.au/research/facilities/australian-synchrotron/overview), and was supported by the Multi-modal Australian ScienceS Imaging and Visualisation Environment (MASSIVE) (www.massive.org.au), through award AS152/IM/9290 to GAD and SLC; and by Australian Research Council (https://www.arc.gov.au/) Discovery Project DP140101240 to MRK and SLC. GAD is the recipient of an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DE190100003). The funders played no role in the study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. We received technical assistance at the Australian Synchrotron from Chris Hall, Anton Maksimenko and Andrew Stevenson.