The irregularly published advice column from certified chicken philosopher Olivia DeLane.

August 15, 2013: Olivia makes a simple extension to her predator-prey model to see what happens when some Lions eat kid Gazelle but others refuse.

January 27, 2013: An ordinary differential equation set that Olivia looked at previously just happens to contain a delicious little surprise inside.

April 2, 2012: A goat couple who thinks they might have fertility problems might just need a little more time.

January 3, 2012: Increasing tolerance for different races can cause social segregation, and decreasing tolerance does not necessarily bring us back where we began. Olivia shows how with a simple mathematical model.

June 21, 2011: Even chickens that roost randomly can sometimes arrange themselves into ordered patterns. Olivia uses a little math to show how often.

August 3, 2010: Olivia resorts to the cold, hard logic of calculus to determine whether or not lions should eat baby gazelle.

July 12, 2010: A distraught hen who witnessed a coop-mate smashing fertilized eggs prompts Olivia to consider whether this is infanticide.




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