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Feb15-12, 02:31 AM
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There's a mathematical chemotaxis model for slime molds that I've always found interesting in terms of the dynamics: the solutions can decay from chaotic into both periodic and homogenous.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science...67278910002617

Spatio-temporal chaos in a chemotaxis model
Kevin J. Paintera, Thomas Hillenb
Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena
Volume 240, Issues 45, 15 February 2011, Pages 363375

~I guess it's supposed to be a more general chemotaxis model. Not sure why I equated it to slime molds in my memory, maybe the behavior of aggregating cell bodies?

~~ok, it does mention slime molds, just by latin name!