Tag Archives: Behavior

10Feb/16
Locust swarms

Maths link to future locust dispersal

Mathematicians say that by using their newly developed model of locust behaviour, it could be possible to create better dispersal methods to prevent the creatures causing devastation. Jim Drury reports.
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06Jan/16

App differentiates a baby’s crying sounds

A Taiwanese research team has invented a new mobile application designed to differentiate between the varying sounds a baby makes when crying.

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07Aug/15

In paternalistic S.Korea, “sexy cooking men” break kitchen barrier

(REUTERS) – Fifty-three-year old Lee Jin-soo is cooking up a chicken and seafood stew tonight in this all-male cooking class in Seoul.
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06Apr/15

115 year-old in Michigan takes “world’s oldest person” crown

(REUTERS) – Jeralean Talley credits her long life to her faith.

With the death this week of Gertrude Weaver in Arkansas at the age of 116, 115-year-old Ms. Talley is now reportedly the world’s oldest person.
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22Mar/15

Madonna weighs in on Dolce & Gabbana IVF controversy

Madonna is the latest celebrtiy to speak out about designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana’s comments on IVF.

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21Mar/15

Pharrell Williams speaks at the U.N. to mark International Day of Happiness

Singer Pharrell Williams urges kids to seek happiness during the United Nation’s program for the International Day of Happiness.

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16Feb/15

Virtual body-swapping could tackle racial bias

EGHAM, SOUTH EAST ENGLAND, UK / BARCELONA, SPAIN (REUTERS) – It’s hard to imagine having a body part with a different skin colour to your own – isn’t it?

In fact, it’s surprisingly easy to “trick” people into thinking they have a foreign body part.

And once that’s achieved, psychologists have found that racist attitudes can be diminished.
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14Feb/15

A ‘bisou’ with a view — Eiffel tower becomes the ‘place to kiss’ on Valentine’s Day

(R Reports) – Couples who were not afraid to kiss and tell took their “amore” to the top of the Eiffel Tower on Valentine’s Day.
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11Feb/15

Three Mississippi men sentenced for hate crimes

(Next Media Online)- Three men were sentenced to federal prison on Tuesday for the 2011 hate-crime murder of 47-year-old James Craig Anderson. One of the defendants, Deryl Dedmon, 22, was given the longest sentence of 50 years in prison for running over Anderson with his pickup truck and fatally wounding him.
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