Selfishness lasts a lifetime, according to mongoose study

Researchers studying wild banded mongooses in Uganda have discovered that these small mammals have either cooperative or selfish personalities which last for their entire lifetime. The findings of the 15-year study are published ...

Apple: Strong iPhone sales, few details on Watch

Apple's latest financial report shows the iPhone is still the key engine of the company's success. But the impact of its newest product, the Apple Watch, isn't clear.

Yahoo swings to loss as revenues rise

Yahoo said Tuesday swung to a loss in the second quarter but that revenues grew as the Internet pioneer refocused its efforts on mobile and other growing sectors.

Scientists track monster waves below the ocean surface

A scientific research team spent seven years tracking the movements of skyscraper-high waves in the South China Sea. University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science scientists were part of the ...

Going green: Microalgae as a feedstuff for grower steers

Algae are organisms so environmentally adaptable that they flourish in wastelands, sewage and saline bodies of water. They can grow in high densities, in the dark and in the presence of high concentrations of nitrogen and ...

Stress 'sweet spot' differs for mellow vs. hyper dogs

People aren't the only ones who perform better on tests or athletic events when they are just a little bit nervous—dogs do too. But in dogs as in people, the right amount of stress depends on disposition.

Drawing a line between quantum and classical world

Quantum theory is one of the great achievements of 20th century science, yet physicists have struggled to find a clear boundary between our everyday world and what Albert Einstein called the "spooky" features of the quantum ...

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