15 November 2013
The Modelling Animal Decisions group are organising this year's Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour Winter Conference, which takes place on the 5th and 6th December at London Zoo. The topic is The Evolution of Behavioural Mechanisms.
19 September 2013
It is common for parents to influence mate choice — from arranged marriages to more subtle forms of persuasion — but they often disagree with their children about what makes a suitable partner. A new study has found an evolutionary explanation for why some parents try to control who their children pair up with.
29 August 2013
The best real estate for coral reefs over the coming decades will no longer be around the equator but in the sub-tropics, new research from the University of Bristol suggests.
21 August 2013
For the first time, scientists have recreated the journeys of millimetre-sized baby coral through the world’s seas, suggesting some of these tiny adventurers may cross entire oceans. The study, by researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Miami, will help predict how coral reef distributions may change in response to changing oceans.