News tagged with social preferences

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 ...

Nov 17, 2014
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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 ...

Aug 27, 2012
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Nordic countries grill Facebook on privacy

Data protection agencies in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland have quizzed social network giant Facebook on its management of users' private information, they said Tuesday.

Jul 12, 2011
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Tropics are a boon for baby girls

Couples hoping for a baby girl might be best advised to go and live in Africa, if a study published on Wednesday is correct.

Apr 01, 2009
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