Which insects are the best pollinators?

Bees top the charts for pollination success according to one of the first studies of insect functionality within pollination networks, published today by researchers at the University of Bristol and the University of St Andrews.

A new bio-ink for 3-D printing with stem cells

Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed a new kind of bio-ink, which could eventually allow the production of complex tissues for surgical implants.

Mongooses remember and reward helpful friends

Dwarf mongooses remember previous cooperative acts by their groupmates and reward them later, according to new work by University of Bristol researchers, published today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy ...

Shedding new light on the evolution of the squid

Octopus, cuttlefish and squid are well known in the invertebrate world. With their ink-squirting decoy technique, ability to change colour, bizarre body plan and remarkable intelligence they highlight that lacking a back-bone ...

Men abuse more but women more likely to be arrested

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research into domestic violence shows that men abuse more than women do but women are three times more likely to be arrested; men inflict more violence than women do and are more likely to instill fear ...

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