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For a happier life, give up Facebook, study says

Always envious? Got a non-existent social life and struggle to concentrate? All this might be down to Facebook if you believe a study showing those who go a week without using the social network feel happier than others.

dateNov 10, 2015 in Internet
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How highly social mammals optimize group size

(—The sizes of social groups among mammals are driven by dynamics from within the group and a combination of pressures and incentives from outside. While aggregation and cooperation are often beneficial for species ...

dateNov 02, 2015 in Ecology report
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Body odor sets female rhesus monkeys apart

Rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) make use of their sense of smell to distinguish between members of their own and other social groups, according to new research, led by Stefanie Henkel (University of Leipzig, Germany), published ...

dateNov 02, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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