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How highly social mammals optimize group size

(Phys.org)—The sizes of social groups among mammals are driven by dynamics from within the group and a combination of pressures and incentives from outside. While aggregation and cooperation are often beneficial for species ...

dateNov 02, 2015 in Ecology report
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Euclid: Observing the unseen

(Phys.org)—In a notorious hunt for elusive dark matter, seeing the unseen is the key to scientific success. The latest addition to the fleet of probes searching for dark matter, European Space Agency's (ESA) Euclid spacecraft, ...

dateOct 30, 2015 in Astronomy report
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