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Sex for cooperation
To understand the origins of human sociality studying the social dynamics of our closest relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos, is important. (2019-09-10)
Too much inequality impedes support for public goods
Too much inequality in society can result in a damaging lack of support for public goods and services, which could disadvantage the rich as well as the poor, according to new research from the University of Exeter Business School, the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) and Harvard University. (2019-08-14)
Males of a feather flock together
'Birds of a feather flock together' or rather 'opposites attract'? (2019-08-14)
Rare antelopes and black cats
Numerous large mammals have been documented with video traps on Mount Kilimanjaro by a research group of Würzburg University. (2019-08-14)
Magdeburg researchers refute theory of collective (non-)action
The theory of collective action states that there is no incentive for individuals in large groups to participate in the provision of work for public benefit. (2019-08-12)
Migration can promote or inhibit cooperation between individuals
A new mathematical analysis suggests that migration can generate patterns in the spatial distribution of individuals that promote cooperation and allow populations to thrive, in spite of the threat of exploitation. (2019-08-08)
Cooperation with high status individuals may increase one's own status
While other animals tend to gain status through aggression, humans are typically averse to allowing such dominant individuals to achieve high status. (2019-08-06)
Dry feed for superfood producers
Grasshoppers and crickets could provide a growing world population with a substantial portion of the protein it needs. (2019-08-05)
Visible punishment institutions are key in promoting large-scale cooperation: Study
New international research by Monash University has found that one way to overcome social dilemmas is through visible prosocial punishment -- the existence of collective institutions that punish individuals who don't cooperate. (2019-07-26)
'Moon-forming' circumplanetary disk discovered in distant star system
Astronomers using ALMA have made the first-ever observations of a circumplanetary disk, the planet-girding belt of dust and gas that astronomers strongly theorize controls the formation of planets and gives rise to an entire system of moons, like those found around Jupiter. (2019-07-11)
Massive stars grow same way as light stars, just bigger
Astronomers obtained the first detailed face-on view of a gaseous disk feeding the growth of a massive baby star. (2019-07-08)
ALMA pinpoints the formation site of planet around nearest young star
Researchers using ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) found a small dust concentration in the disk around TW Hydrae, the nearest young star. (2019-06-26)
BTI researchers discover interactions between plant and insect-infecting viruses
Aphids and the plant viruses they transmit cause billions of dollars in crop damage every year. (2019-06-13)
Cool, nebulous ring around Milky Way's supermassive black hole
New ALMA observations reveal a never-before-seen disk of cool, interstellar gas wrapped around the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. (2019-06-05)
How can organizations promote and benefit from socioeconomic diversity?
A new white paper has been published by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. (2019-05-30)
DGIST agreed on Energy Research Cooperation with CNR-ITAE in Italy
DGIST agreed on Energy Research Cooperation with CNR-ITAE in Italy. (2019-05-16)
Cooperation among fishers can improve fish stock in coral reefs
Cooperation within a group of people is key to many successful endeavors, including scientific ones. (2019-05-03)
Wolves more prosocial than pack dogs in touchscreen experiment
In a touchscreen-based task that allowed individual animals to provide food to others, wolves behaved more prosocially toward their fellow pack members than did pack dogs. (2019-05-01)
Empathy and cooperation go hand in hand
Despite sometimes selfish instincts, cooperation abounds in human societies. Using mathematical models to explore this complex feature of social behavior, a University of Pennsylvania-led team shows that the act of taking another person's perspective -- a form of empathy -- supports the persistence of cooperation and altruism. (2019-04-09)
Are you with me? New model explains origins of empathy
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute and the Santa Fe Institute have developed a new model to explain the evolutionary origins of empathy and other related phenomena, such as emotional contagion and contagious yawning. (2019-04-08)
A social bacterium with versatile habits
Related individuals of a soil bacterial species live in cooperative groups and exhibit astonishing genetic and behavioral diversity. (2019-03-22)
Wolves lead, dogs follow -- And both cooperate with humans
The statement is a bold one, especially as wolves have received a lot of negative attention in recent years. (2019-03-14)
Why fly the coop? With shortage of mates, some birds choose to help others raise offspring
After a five-year experiment, researchers from Florida State University and the Tallahassee-based Tall Timbers Research Station found that when fewer mates were available for brown-headed nuthatches, these small pine-forest birds opted to stay home and help their parents or other adults raise their offspring. (2019-03-14)
Excessive hygiene promotes resistance to antibiotics
In Nature Communications, researchers from Graz in Austria present initial approaches to how the spread of antibiotic resistances can be prevented in hospitals. (2019-03-12)
Seven moral rules found all around the world
What is morality? And to what extent does it vary around the world? (2019-03-04)
A new approach to an old question: How do we actually cooperate?
Princeton researchers are exploring how cooperation arises in human societies, where people tend to cluster into various group types -- political, religious, familial, professional, etc. (2019-03-04)
The friendly extortioner takes it all
People who cunningly use cooperation and egoism are unbeatable. (2019-02-15)
Getting a grip on human-robot cooperation
The study, published in Science Robotics, is a collaboration between The BioRobotics Institute (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy) and the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision (Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia). (2019-02-13)
IQWiG supported professional societies in the development of new S3 guideline
Commissioned by the Federal Ministry of Health, the Institute searched for studies on vaginal ('natural') birth and assessed them. (2019-02-12)
How to pay top executives if you want them to be innovative
When pay dispersion is perceived as linked to an executive's individual performance (as in variable pay), it's considered legitimate and may promote knowledge-sharing and cooperation among top executives. (2019-02-12)
Programming autonomous machines ahead of time promotes selfless decision-making
Researchers at the US CCDC Army Research Laboratory, the Army's corporate research laboratory (ARL) in collaboration with the Army's Institute for Creative Technologies and Northeastern University published a paper today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggesting the use of autonomous machines increases cooperation among individuals. (2019-02-11)
Genetic causes of tumors in salivary glands
Acinic cell carcinoma is the third most common malignant form of salivary gland cancer. (2019-01-30)
Toward brain-like computing: New memristor better mimics synapses
A new electronic device can developed at the University of Michigan can directly model the behaviors of a synapse, which is a connection between two neurons. (2018-12-17)
Trying to get people to agree? Skip the French restaurant and go out for Chinese food
When people in a business negotiation share not just a meal but a plate, they collaborate better and reach deals faster, according to new research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. (2018-12-11)
More sensitive MRI diagnostics thanks to innovative 'elastic' contrast media
Researchers from the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) have found a new method for obtaining high-quality images in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), that requires less contrast medium compared to current methods. (2018-11-30)
Black hole 'donuts' are actually 'fountains'
Based on computer simulations and new observations from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), researchers have found that the rings of gas surrounding active supermassive black holes are not simple donut shapes. (2018-11-30)
Trans-galactic streamers feeding most luminous galaxy in the universe
ALMA data show the most luminous galaxy in the universe has been caught in the act of stripping away nearly half the mass from at least three of its smaller neighbors. (2018-11-15)
No cooperation without open communication
In models that explore how humans act when their reputation is at stake, usually assumptions were made that are at odds with reality. (2018-11-12)
Chimpanzees react faster to cooperate than make selfish choices
When it comes to cooperation, there's no monkey business in how some chimpanzees respond. (2018-10-29)
European Commission launches online tool to measure how well Europe and Asia are connected
The ASEM Sustainable Connectivity Portal offers insights into the state of connectivity between 30 European countries, 19 Asian countries, Australia and New Zealand, together representing the ASEM countries. (2018-10-19)
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