News tagged with competitiveness

Monkeys put off sex by bystanders

Monkeys shy away from bystanders during copulation, irrespective of the bystanders' gender or rank. The new study, by Anne Overduin-de Vries and her team from the Biomedical Primate Research Centre in the Netherlands, also ...

Oct 30, 2012 4.6 / 5 (7) 0 | with audio podcast

New insights on cell competition

Scientists from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) describe how natural selection also occurs at the cellular level, and how our body's tissues and organs strive to retain the best cells in their ranks in ...

Sep 14, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0

Survey finds US competitive ranking down again

(AP)—The United States' ability to compete on the global stage has fallen for the fourth year running as confidence in the country's politicians continues to decline, an annual survey from the World Economic Forum found ...

Sep 05, 2012 not rated yet 4

China Telecom profit down 8.3 percent

(AP) — China Telecom Ltd., one of the country's three major state-owned phone carriers, said Wednesday its first-half profit fell 8.3 percent amid intense competition and high technology costs.

Aug 22, 2012 not rated yet 0