News tagged with network

Mapping the landscape of research funding

(—It usually goes unspoken, but science research is highly resource dependent. Working scientists are largely preoccupied with applying for grants, deepening their networks, enhancing ties with funding organizations, ...

dateNov 04, 2015 in Social Sciences report
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New insight into leaf shape diversity

Many of us probably remember the punnett squares by which we were introduced to the idea of genetic inheritance in school: a dominant allele in each of my brown-eyed parents hides a recessive allele that explains my blue ...

date21 hours ago in Biotechnology
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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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When crows connect

An international team led by scientists at the University of St Andrews has studied social networks to understand how information might spread within and between groups of tool-using New Caledonian crows, according to a paper ...

dateNov 04, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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