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Social networks make us smarter

The secret to why some cultures thrive and others disappear may lie in our social networks and our ability to imitate, rather than our individual smarts, according to a new University of British Columbia ...

Nov 13, 2013 3.8 / 5 (11) 0 | with audio podcast

The reasons behind crime

More punishment does not necessarily lead to less crime, say researchers at ETH Zurich who have been studying the origins of crime with a computer model. In order to fight crime, more attention should be ...

Oct 11, 2013 4.5 / 5 (13) 9 | with audio podcast