Hybrid CS algorithm borrows from behavior of birds. (image) DOE/Ames Laboratory Share Print E-Mail Caption Computational materials scientists at Ames Laboratory developed an evolutionary algorithm, using a hybrid version of a computer program called Cuckoo Search (CS), which mimics the brood parasite behavior of cuckoo birds. Credit U.S. Department of Energy, Ames Laboratory Usage Restrictions With attribution Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.