"Our results provide strong evidence that Jennings' original observations about Stentor behavior were correct, which should help to resolve the long-standing confusion," said Joseph Dexter a fellow at Dartmouth's Neukom Institute for Computational Science
"Climate extremes impact people," said Ethan Coffel, a fellow at Dartmouth's Neukom Institute for Computational Science and lead author of the study. "This study doesn't only look at high-level changes in temperature or rainfall, it explains how those conditions will change life for real people."
The article "INCONCEIVABLE!" quotes Dan Rockmore, Neukom Institute Director, about the world of Science Fiction. "Some of our greatest authors are not making up stuff whole cloth, but sampling from the zeitgeist - scientific or otherwise,"