Archive: 10/15/2007

After drought, ponds keep up with the Joneses

An ecologist at Washington University in St. Louis has discovered that after ponds dry up through drought in a region, when they revive, the community of species in each pond tends to be very similar to one another, like ...

Oct 15, 2007 4.6 / 5 (5) 0

What chimpanzees can teach us about economics

In a long-standing enigma of economics and psychology, humans tend to immediately value an item they've just been given more highly than the maximum amount they would have paid if they had acquired it themselves. ...

Oct 15, 2007 4.5 / 5 (19) 1