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Fruit flies learn from others

Fruit flies do not always conform to the norm. When female fruit flies have to decide where to lay their eggs, they take their lead from what they see most others in their group do. However, some do take their personal preferences ...

dateNov 17, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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The role of genes in political behavior

Politics and genetics have traditionally been considered non-overlapping fields, but over the past decade it has become clear that genes can influence political behavior, according to a review published online August 27th ...

dateAug 27, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Punishment of egoistic behavior is not rewarded

The heated debate surrounding the German "state Trojan" software for the online monitoring of telecommunication between citizens shows that the concealed observation of our private decisions provokes public disapproval. However, ...

dateNov 14, 2011 in Social Sciences
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