All posts tagged with aggression

Link: Prairie dogs kill ground squirrels

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Ed Yong writes about a long-term study of prairie dog sociality that demonstrated a surprising behavior among females: they kill dozens of ground squirrels: ...

Dynamics of violence

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This week’s Science is a special issue focusing on human conflict. As you might expect, the issue includes an article focusing on Steven Pinker’s book, The B...

Neandertal CSI revisited

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Discover has put an article online that they ran in the November issue, which features Steven Churchill’s research (“Did we mate with Neanderthals, or did we...

Jared Diamond on vengeance cycles

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In the New Yorker, Jared Diamond writes a long article with an interesting personal account of revenge cycles in Highland New Guinea:

Elephants on the attack

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Charles Siebert of the Times had a story this weekend about aggression by young bull elephants. It has a name now, HEC (human-elephant conflict). And it has...