Events: The Robert C. Barnard Environmental Lecture
Climate Change Science and the Utility of Assessments
Dr. James J. McCarthy
Alexander Agassiz Professor of Biological Oceanography
When it comes to social hierarchy in wild baboons, top-ranking or “alpha” males have higher stress hormone levels than second-ranking males, suggesting that being at the very top of baboon society may be more costly than previously thought, reports a new study in the 15 July issue of the journal Science.