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Study Of Sociable Weavers Shows Everybody Needs Good Neighbors
2014-07-07 03:56:07

The University of Sheffield A new insight into one of the biggest questions in science – why some animals, including humans, work together to maintain a common good – has been achieved by scientists at the University of Sheffield. Sociable weavers, a highly social and co-operative breeding bird from the savannahs of southern Africa, build the largest nests of any bird, housing colonies of up to several hundred birds that can often weigh tonnes and last for decades. The massive...

2014-05-06 12:29:15

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Digestive Health Food and Drinks Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/diet_health_foods/global_digestive_health_food_drinks_market_2014_2018.htmlAbout Digestive Health Food and Drinks Digestive health food and drinks are products that are primarily designed to ease the symptoms of an overburdened digestive tract. Digestive health food and drink products also help in the...

2014-04-03 12:29:45

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Probiotics Products Market 2014-2018 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Probiotics market to grow at a CAGR of 7.23 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing awareness about probiotic products. The Global Probiotics market has also been witnessing the increase in R&D activities. However, government...

2014-02-03 12:30:08

TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached, effective February 1, 2014, to acquire Salerno Dairy. Salerno, a family-owned company in Hamilton, Ontario, has manufactured specialty Italian cheese for over 50 years. "With this acquisition we are merging two of Ontario's best traditions: a farmer-owned co-operative and a family-owned business." says Chair Paul Vickers. "We are excited about the...

2012-04-17 22:14:28

Unlike women, men don´t curb certain risk-taking behaviors when a baby is present, a new psychology study at the University of Warwick suggests. Whereas women are significantly more cautious when they are partnered with small children in a gambling game measuring their attitude to risk, men don´t substantially alter their willingness to take a chance. Researchers suggested this could be due to evolutionary forces that select for men who are more competitive and risk-seeking in...


Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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