News tagged with behaviour

Not every partnership is about sex

Many species form long-term partnerships in life. When we see such pair bonds, our first assumption tends to be that the two individuals are a male and female, and the partnership is based on mating.

dateOct 01, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Reef fish study reveals migratory mateship

New UTS research confirms that, when it comes to rabbitfish couples, appearances can be deceptive, raising fundamental questions about pairing, reproduction and social systems.

dateSep 22, 2015 in Ecology
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Pesticides: More toxic than previously thought?

Insecticides that are sprayed in orchards and fields across North America may be more toxic to spiders than scientists previously believed. A McGill research team reached this conclusion after looking at changes in the behaviour ...

dateAug 06, 2015 in Ecology
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What 15 years of mobile data can say about us

Large-scale anonymised datasets from mobile phones can give a better picture of society than ever before available. Mobile phone use helps us understand social networks, mobility and human behaviour. A review article recently ...

dateAug 05, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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