Like fire and ice: Why societies are increasingly fragmenting

Scientists at the Complexity Science Hub Vienna (CSH) have shown that the accelerating fragmentation of society—often referred to as filter bubbles—is a direct consequence of the growing number of social contacts. According ...

Bee neighborly—sharing bees helps more farmers

Many farmers are used to sharing big equipment—like tractors and other costly machinery—with neighboring farms. Sharing cuts costs, lowers the farmer's debt load, and increases community wellbeing. But big machinery might ...

Inbreeding detrimental for survival

Biologists have long known that inbreeding can be detrimental. Inbreeding results in less genetic variation, making species more vulnerable if changes occur that require them to adapt.

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