News tagged with social relationships

Monogamous queens help bees cooperate

( -- New research published today in Nature Communications online journal suggests that monogamy and close genetic relationships work together to enhance the cooperative social structure of insects such as bees, ...

dateJul 20, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Bats with high social intelligence

Scientists agree that living in complex social systems with individualised relationships doesn’t work without a high degree of socio-cognitive skills. Elephants, dolphins and primates live in complex social systems and ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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A third of us have used dating websites: study

The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) conducted an online questionnaire with 12,000 couples from 18 countries, all of whom had regular access to the internet. They were asked a series of questions about whether they had visited ...

dateFeb 14, 2011 in Social Sciences
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