Having well-connected friends benefits female baboons, study finds

In humans, it's well documented that having a healthy social life is associated with better physical health. The same is true for baboons: females who have close bonds with other females live longer and have greater reproductive ...

Indian monsoon: Novel approach allows early forecasting

The Indian monsoon's yearly onset and withdrawal can now be forecasted significantly earlier than previously possible. A team of scientists developed a novel prediction method based on a network analysis of regional weather ...

Dynamic social-network analysis reveals animal social behaviors

Communities are defined by flux: friendships that form and break, loyalties that shift, and visitors passing through. But these dynamic interactions aren't represented in static maps of social networks. Snapshot diagrams-with ...

Roots of aggression

Why are men more aggressive than women? There are two competing theories. However, a study by Oxford University researchers has found that both may actually be right.

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