According to new research, monkeys increase their usage of scent markings in order to compensate for human noise pollution.
Pied tamarins (Saguinus bicolor) communicate through both vocal calls and scent markings, and the current study, published in the journal Ethology Ecology & Evolution, is the first to look into how monkeys' communication tactics shift in response to noise pollution.
New research from the University of Oxford, published ahead of World Rivers Day (September 24), finds that sewage flow into rivers has a bigger influence on water quality and the animals and plants that live in rivers than surrounding land development.
The findings were published in Global Change Biology and Ecological Solutions and Evidence.
Previous research revealed that being overweight or obese is a risk factor for various forms of cancer. It is also known that obese women are more likely to develop cancer than their male counterparts, and the risk level reduces with intentional weight loss. However, there is limited evidence of a relationship between obesity, weight loss, and haematological malignancy.
A new research published by Oxford University Press in Genome Biology and Evolution suggests that rapid evolution in bats may explain the animals' unique capacity to host and survive infections as well as avoid cancer.
Researchers have long suspected that neighbourhoods can be a source of risk or protection for children's well-being. A new Rutgers study backs up this theory, finding that when parents are stressed or depressed about their surroundings, they may have a more difficult time caring for their children.
Amid the political outcry over Tamil Nadu Udhayanidhi Stalin's rant against Sanatana Dharma, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Friday said that a young kid (Udhayanidhi) is being targeted just because he spoke about Sanatana.
Making a comparison between two international events, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the Commonwealth Games organised by the UPA infused despondency in the system, while the G20 Summit showcased the strength of the country to the world.
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