New research has shown that badgers, one of Ireland's most iconic wild creatures, roll the dice in their sex lives to gain an all-important edge in the game of life.
Psychology, biology, and mathematics have come together to show that the occurrence of altruism and spite - helping or harming others at a cost to oneself - depends on similarity not just between two interacting individuals ...
The thing about unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones as they're commonly known, is that they're very useful. They've been put to use for inspecting infrastructure, firefighting, monitoring in disaster areas or for environmental ...
The number of people helping out their friends and neighbours dropped significantly following the recession, new research from The University of Manchester finds.
A natural desire to be part of the 'in crowd' could damage our ability to make the right decisions, a new study has shown.
Swarming locusts interact with at least two of their neighbours when aligning themselves in order to march in the same direction, says new research led by our mathematicians.
Two-thirds of social housing tenants interviewed for a recent study needed financial help from friends, family and neighbours to make ends meet, often because of benefits cuts.
(Phys.org) —Animals that have developed the ability to eavesdrop on their neighbours may have the edge when it comes to finding food and expanding their habitat, a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia ...
A new study, published in Acta Oecologia, says many of the most damning claims about invaders are not backed up with hard evidence. This might be skewing priorities when it comes to dealing with them.
(Phys.org) —New research provides an insight into how groups of people tackle social dilemmas and effectively punish those engaging in anti-social behaviour.