Female mammals, including humans, may try to outcompete one another by producing bigger babies, ground-breaking research conducted by scientists at the University of Exeter has suggested.
MIT student engineers won a competition to transform SpaceX and Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk's idea into a design for a Hyperloop to move pods of people at high speed.
Promiscuity could reduce benefits of successful mating, research shows.
The strategy used for resolving ties and determining bid limits decides on whether competition is pushed or not. In weightlifting, for instance, the tie is resolved in favor of the athlete with the lower body mass. In and ...
Competition for limited water resources is challenging producers of container-grown nursery plants to investigate alternative irrigation strategies. One water-conserving method available to nurseries is scheduling irrigation ...
The European Union's anti-trust watchdog says it suspects that Qualcomm illegally made exclusivity payments to a major customer and sold chipsets below cost to force a competitor out of the market.
A small group of EPFL students captured second place at the international competition iCan with their bike light with an air pollution gauge.
Male fruit flies could find their chances of fathering offspring radically reduced if they are last in the queue to mate with promiscuous females before winter arrives, according to new University of Liverpool research.
The finish line is in sight, the rush of victory just past the cash register, the trophy flung hastily into a shopping cart.
Most people probably think of sperm as the microscopic tadpole-like things wriggling around in human semen. But there is an astonishing amount of diversity in the size, shape and number of sperm produced by male animals. ...