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Couples showing off: Songbirds are more passionate in front of an audience
3-October-2018

Both sexes of a songbird called the blue-capped cordon-bleu intensify courtship performances that involve singing and dancing in the presence of an audience, especially if it is a member of the opposite sex, an international team of researchers has discovered. [Joint press release by Hokkaido University and Max Planck Institute for Ornithology.]

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Reining in computational complexity
2-October-2018

A more efficient approach to modeling spatial data involving thousands of variables keeps computation time in check.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Evolution: Genetics doesn’t matter much in forming society
3-October-2018

Genetics isn’t as important as once thought for the evolution of altruistic social behavior in some organisms, a new insight into a decade-long debate.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Smart mud to smooth the way for drilling wells
30-September-2018

A comprehensive model for simulating mudcake growth during oil extraction could transform well-drilling protocols.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Cryptic coral reef creatures show cross-shelf biodiversity patterns
30-September-2018

Composition in cryptic fauna assemblages changes across a shelf gradient, a recent study of the Red Sea shows.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
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