The introduction of broadband Internet access has led to a decline in voter turnout in Germany. This effect is due to a reduction in TV consumption and an increase in entertainment activities.
The invasive Mediterranean Tramp Slug already inhabits parts of Europe and Australia as well as North and South America. Scientists assume that the slugs will continue to expand to other regions.
A Study found out that male Guinea baboons are cooperative towards their same-sex conspecifics, even if they are not related. This male–male bonds are a key to the evolution of complex social systems.
Calls for boycotts are used as a means to influence Israeli settlement policies. However, these practices call forth opposing voices, too. A new study takes a differentiated look at the topic.
A European study revealed that children’s consumption of sugar is higher on Fridays and weekends than on other weekdays. 9,500 children aged between 2 and 9 years were included in the analysis.
A new study analyzes the current build-up of the U.S. missile defense system in Europe and programs by other NATO members.
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