A strong leader who punishes cheats and freeloaders can increase the cooperation and riches enjoyed by the rest of the group, according to psychology and economics research at the University of British Columbia, Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Kent.
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have found that the main source of food for many fish – including cod – in the North Atlantic appears to adapt in order to survive climate change.
It appears that humans aren’t the only ones with exceptionally good long-term memory. Crows not only remember individual faces over long periods of time and even seem to be able to communicate to other crows information about the people in question.
The orthopedic surgeon from Russian city of Togliatti proved that disorders in human skeleton formation corresponded with hair whorls, appearing over a sore place.
There is more subtlety to the evolution/creationism debate than many of the loudest voices tend to employ.
Continuing his exploration of space and time, Shahn Majid argues that science and religion have entirely opposite methodologies and illustrates his views in the context of fundamental physics.
An unusual breed of dinosaur that was the size of a chicken, ran on two legs and scoured the ancient forest floor for termites is the smallest dinosaur species found in North America.
When you’re upset or depressed, should you analyze your feelings to figure out what’s wrong? Or should you just forget about it and move on?
People who hope to keep their age a secret won’t want to go near a computer running this software.
The most popular treatment for H pylori is triple therapy but resistance to Clarithromycin is reducing its effectiveness. Courses using four drugs have been known to be more successful but are used less popular because of their side-effects. While, what is the best way for treating H pylori-related diseases.
Behavioral scientists are increasingly running experiments through the Internet, but some more than others. A quick survey to see who the early adopters are…
Why is your mate’s rendition of Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get it On” cute and sexy sometimes and so annoying at other times? A songbird study conducted by Emory University sheds new light on this question, showing that a change in hormone levels may alter the way we perceive social cues by altering a system of brain nuclei, common to all vertebrates, called the “social behavior network.”