Adding an online dimension to university rankings

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven the digital transformation of university education. Over the last two years, the rest of the world's higher education centers have joined the pioneering universities which were created and ...

New model offers physics-inspired rankings evaluation

The world is rife with rankings and orderings. They show up in tennis—as in the French Open, which ends with a final ranking of champion players. They show up in pandemics—as when public health officials can record new ...

Lack of transparency in urban sustainability rankings

"The last two decades have seen significant growth in the spread of tools to classify and measure urban performance (rankings, indexes, etc.) across both the public and private institutions that use them, in response to different ...

A study in scarlet Japanese macaques

From peacocks to butterflies and betta fish, mother nature never disappoints when it colors the males of a species. Which makes sense, in species with traditional sex roles, males are more involved in competing for mates, ...

For hyenas, there's no 'I' in clan

When it comes to advancing social status, it's not what you know, it's who you know—for humans and spotted hyenas alike.

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