News tagged with behaviour

How healthy is that puppy on the website?

Many people looking for a new puppy for the family are buying them online - with significant potential risk of future health and behavioural problems with their dogs, according to University of Adelaide research.

dateMay 22, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Who are the aggressive stars of CCTV?

A computer program can analyze CCTV images and spot aggressive human behaviour nine times out of ten, according to research published in the International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics. The research is an important ...

dateApr 29, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Fear of the cuckoo mafia

If a restaurant owner fails to pay the protection money demanded of him, he can expect his premises to be trashed. Warnings like these are seldom required, however, as fear of the consequences is enough to ...

dateApr 17, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Heritable variation discovered in trout behaviour

Populations of endangered salmonids are supported by releasing large quantities of hatchery-reared fish, but the fisheries' catches have continued to decrease. Earlier research has shown that certain behavioural traits explain ...

dateMar 13, 2014 in Ecology
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Species matters in a noisy world

Fish exposed to increased noise levels consume less food and show more stress-related behaviour, according to new research from the University of Bristol and the University of Exeter. However, the way fish ...

dateMar 04, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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