Tag Archives: Genetics

Challenging Leading Social Behavior Theories

A recent study published by scientists from the University of Oxford challenges well established theories about social behavior, according to an article in The New York Times today.  The findings, published in the journal Nature are based on the research of over 200 primate species whose social organization has already been determined. “[The] new survey [...]

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80 (Beats at Discover Magazine)

80 Beats/Discover Magazine is an online blog of some exciting, unexpected developments in science including observations of wildlife and articles from science journals.  For example, I just learned that some dolphins protect their snouts with sponges when seeking fish in rocky areas.  And in order to stop blood-sucking, disease carrying mosquitoes, one solution being researched [...]

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