News tagged with behaviour

Social sunbathing in the mint-sauce worm

Self-organizing social behaviour in the so-called plant-animal, a 'solar-powered' species of marine flat worm that gains all its energy from the algae within its own body, has been demonstrated by researchers from the University ...

dateFeb 23, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Combating the rise of the urban gull

Academics and students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) have begun a unique project studying the interaction between humans and urban gulls. A team of psychology undergraduates will monitor the birds ...

dateFeb 16, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Behavioral studies from mobile crowd-sensing

Using mobile phones for research is not new. However, interpreting the data collected from volunteers' own smart phones—which has the potential to emulate randomised trials—can advance research into human behaviour. In ...

dateDec 22, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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