Life sciences/Evolutionary biology
To protect funding for basic research, the foundation for all science applications, scientists need to do a better job explaining the value of their work, panelists said at the AAAS Forum on S&T Policy.
The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations and Universities in International Science and Technology Cooperation
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
Movies like the 'Lion King' have given hyenas a bad reputation of lawless scavengers. But these unique hunters actually live in complex social groups.
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.