Archive: 07/6/2006

Mice Capable of Empathy

A new study by McGill University professor of psychology Dr. Jeffrey Mogil shows that the capacity for empathy, previously suspected but unproven even among higher primates, is also evident in lower mammals.

Jul 06, 2006 4.1 / 5 (17) 0

Biological conservation by numbers

U.S. tiger conservationists are trying a more business-like approach to saving the species: focusing on performance standards, not fund raising.

Jul 06, 2006 3 / 5 (1) 0

Faking it for physicists

In a "faking it" style test, a social scientist has fooled a panel of physicist judges into believing he was an experienced gravitational wave physicist.

Jul 06, 2006 2.9 / 5 (30) 0

Viral invasion of the koala genome

University of Queensland researchers have made a startling discovery that may explain why the koala, one of the world's most loved marsupials, is susceptible to certain infections and cancers.

Jul 06, 2006 4.7 / 5 (10) 0