News tagged with avoidance behavior

Fish repelled by underwater carbon dioxide

Swimming through patches of underwater carbon dioxide turns out to be an unpleasant experience for fish, which will alter course to escape them. In experiments published in Cell Reports on Jan. 30, researchers at the RIKEN ...

dateJan 31, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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In the face of stress, flies unite

Flies exposed to a stress signal when in a group adopt a more effective response than isolated insects, found researchers at UNIL and EPFL. These typically solitary dipterans interact to generate a coherent collective response. ...

dateDec 30, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Cultural research may be misleading

Making assumptions about culture based on existing research that scores countries according to various dimensions may be a flawed process, according to two academics from The University of Queensland Business School.

dateSep 02, 2010 in Social Sciences
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