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22 discoveries this year changed our understanding of how animals communicate, compete, and defend themselves

As scientists researched the evolution and behaviour of animal species over the last year, our understanding of how many creatures communicate, compete, and defend themselves has changed. New discoveries offered eye-raising insights into the behaviour of sharks, penguins, dogs, and insects, among other species. Researchers discovered this year, for example, […]
22 discoveries this year changed our understanding of how animals communicate, compete, and defend themselves
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China’s university cheats could lose access to mortgages and fast internet under plans to expand Beijing’s ‘Orwellian’ behaviour rating system

China plans to extend a controversial scheme that rewards and punishes citizens’ behaviour to include degree plagiarism,The Times reported. This means that cheats may be unable to access public transport, mortgages, and even job promotions. Some regions have their own versions of the national schemes. Between them, they penalise cheating […]
China’s university cheats could lose access to mortgages and fast internet under plans to expand Beijing’s ‘Orwellian’ behaviour rating system
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7 problematic things parents do that can make their children insecure, withdrawn, drug-dependent, or otherwise worse off as they grow up

Parenting behaviours – from being over-involved to constantly stressed out to emotionally abusive- can have lasting impacts from childhood all the way up to adulthood. Abusive parenting during childhood may lead to a greater likelihood of developing age-related diseases. Over-involved parenting also may lead to feelings of entitlement and less […]
7 problematic things parents do that can make their children insecure, withdrawn, drug-dependent, or otherwise worse off as they grow up