Study shows social welfare may fall in a more ethical market

For "credence services" such as auto-repair, healthcare, and legal services, the benefit to the customers for the service is difficult to assess before and even after the service. A new study in a journal of the Institute ...

Australian migrant kids 'more trusting'

The children of migrants to Australia are more trusting than those whose parents settled in America, University of Melbourne research has found.

Humpback whales able to learn from others, study finds

Humpback whales are able to pass on hunting techniques to each other, just as humans do, new research has found. A team of researchers, led by the University of St Andrews, has discovered that a new feeding technique has ...

Giraffes are ‘choosy' when hanging out with friends

(Phys.org)—Studying social relationships among female giraffes may provide essential information for the management and conservation of the species, a study by The University of Queensland (UQ) has found.

The role of genes in political behavior

Politics and genetics have traditionally been considered non-overlapping fields, but over the past decade it has become clear that genes can influence political behavior, according to a review published online August 27th ...

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