Pair living as stepping stone from solitary life to complex societies: study

This young coppery titi monkey (Plecturocebus cupreus) benefits from paternal care. The males of the pair living titi monkeys are primarily taking care of the offspring. Credit: Sofya Dolotovskaya Alone, as a pair or in groups—the diversity in social systems of primates is interesting because it may also provide More...

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Perpetual predator-prey population cycles

This rotifer species is common in freshwater lakes and ponds around the world and was used in the 10 year-long experiment on predator-prey relationships conducted at the University of Potsdam More...

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Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule makes space debut this week

In this photo made available by NASA, Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is rolled out of the Vertical Integration Facility to the launch More...

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Researchers crack Newton’s elusive three-body problem

Hebrew University astrophysicist Dr. Nicholas Stone. Credit: Noam Chai/Hebrew University It’s been nearly 350 years since Sir Isaac Newton outlined the laws of motion, More...

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‘Like a video game with health points,’ energy budgets explain evolutionary body size

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Budgeting resources isn’t just a problem for humans preparing a holiday dinner, or squirrels storing up nuts for the winter. A new model More...

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Genes and family are biggest predictor of academic success, study suggests

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Whether children will enjoy academic success can be now predicted at birth, a new study suggests. The study, led by the University of York, More...

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India leads world in pollution linked deaths: study

More than 2.3 million Indians died prematurely in 2017 as a result of pollution India leads the world in pollution-linked deaths followed by China and Nigeria, according to More...

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Ancient Mediterranean seawall first known defense against sea level rise and it failed

Eastern Mediterranean and the Israeli coast: Submerged Neolithic settlements off the Carmel coast2019. Credit: John McCarthy after Galili et al. Ancient Neolithic villagers More...

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Health impact of support between African American couples when dealing with racial discrimination

Experiences of racial discrimination are a common source of stress for African Americans, and research shows discrimination can have a damaging impact on the physical and emotional health of African American More...

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In Global South, urban sanitation crisis harms health, economy

Throughout the informal settlements in Malang, East Java, Indonesia, households are thickly clustered along a river, which is used for wastewater disposal. There is no public sanitation infrastructure. More...