News tagged with behaviour

A quantum simulator for magnetic materials

Physicists understand perfectly well why a fridge magnet sticks to certain metallic surfaces. But there are more exotic forms of magnetism whose properties remain unclear, despite decades of intense research. An important ...

dateMay 23, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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Learning makes animals intelligent

The fact that animals can use tools, have self-control and certain expectations of life can be explained with the help of a new learning model for animal behaviour. Researchers at Stockholm University and Brooklyn College ...

dateNov 30, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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