Is sharing the key to advanced society?

The ability to share knowledge and learn from each other may be the key difference between people and chimpanzees that helped humans to dominate the modern world, scientists suggested on Thursday.

Does power cloud one's ability to make good decisions?

Grave consequences can result from bad decisions made by people in leadership positions. Case in point: the 2009 Gulf of Mexico oil rig disaster. British Petroleum (BP) executives had downplayed potential risks associated ...

Research reveals first evidence of hunting by prehistoric Ohioans

Cut marks found on Ice Age bones indicate that humans in Ohio hunted or scavenged animal meat earlier than previously known. Dr. Brian Redmond, curator of archaeology at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, was lead author ...

Skrei fever hits Norway as Arctic cod spawn

Grabbing a cod head, Alexander Leirvold expertly threads it onto a long spike on a wooden pole before cutting out the pearly-white tongue, considered a culinary delicacy.

Simulator computes evacuation scenarios for major events

Predicting how large numbers of visitors to major events will behave is difficult. To prevent disasters, however, the police, rescue services and event organizers have to be able to identify dangerous bottlenecks, hidden ...

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