Bag a job, bag your prey

How many jobs should an applicant consider before accepting the next job offer? Turns out the same decision-making process that goes into searching for a job also applies to hunters searching for prey, and the knowledge can ...

Mini video cameras offer peek at hard-to-observe bird behavior

Fledging behavior—when and why baby birds leave the nest—is something scientists know very little about. Rarely is someone watching a nest at just the right moment to see fledging happen. To get around this, the researchers ...

Natural language processing facilitates collaborative decisions

The Decision Science, AI and Natural Language Processing team at IBM Research-Ireland recently presented a conference paper called "Decision Conversations Decoded" at the 16th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter ...

Neural network trained to assess fire effects

Skoltech's Aeronet Lab has developed an algorithm that makes it possible to analyze satellite images of areas affected by fires and other natural disasters and to make a quick assessment of the economic damage. The algorithm ...

Communication methods do not work equally across diverse teams

More recent thought on how to reach consensus among members of diverse teams for the best outcome has been to use text rather than face-to-face communication, but new research from the University of Michigan shows it's not ...

Study examines disciplinary segregation across state prisons

Nearly one-third of offenders who violated institutional rules and regulations across state prisons received a sanction of disciplinary segregation, which prison officials based on legal and extralegal factors, according ...

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