Wolves howl because they care

When a member of the wolf pack leaves the group, the howling by those left behind isn't a reflection of stress but of the quality of their relationships. So say researchers based on a study of nine wolves from two packs living ...

Physicists reveal striking similarities in sporting performance

(Phys.org)—Finding the similarities between volleyball and snooker may seem quite tricky. However, a group of physicists have found that the spread of scores, otherwise known as distribution, across their ranking systems ...

A new way of ranking universities

(PhysOrg.com) -- An academic at the University of Hertfordshire has challenged the way university league tables are calculated and presents a radically different way of formulating university rankings in the UK, in a paper ...

Study finds monkey mothers are key to sons' reproductive success

If you are a male human, nothing puts a damper on romantic success like having your mother in tow. If you are a male northern muriqui monkey, however, mom's presence may be your best bet to find and successfully mate with ...

Caltech beats out Harvard for top ranking

(PhysOrg.com) -- According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, California Institute of Technology, or Caltech, has beaten out Harvard to take the top spot for the first time since they started this ranking ...

Study: Entrepreneurship rankings are very flawed

High school students searching for information on the best undergraduate programs in entrepreneurship would do well to ignore published rankings, according to a paper in the fall issue of the Journal of Entrepreneurship Education ...

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