News tagged with behaviour

Hunting a 'great' shark deterrent

Valuable insights into the performance of commercially available personal shark deterrents have been revealed in Flinders University research.

dateMay 24, 2018 in Ecology
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Fish in schools can take it easy

Using a new computer model, researchers at the Ecole Centrale de Marseille and CNRS have shown that a fish expends less energy when it swims in a school, because neighbouring fish produce a 'suction' effect. This work will ...

dateMay 09, 2018 in General Physics
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Hostility towards minorities can be contagious

Inter-ethnic conflicts often escalate surprisingly quickly. In a recent study, researchers have investigated the influence of the environment on peoples' hostility against minorities with the help of experiments. They found ...

dateMay 09, 2018 in Social Sciences
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