Animal behaviour

Fear, fearlessness and animal extinction

Published: 24Jul2017

Too much fear can be dangerous for species’ survival. In fact, fear alone, even in the absence of a live predator, can lead to species’ extinction if the population size is small enough suggests a...

New Chair in Sustainable life of dairy cattle

26May201610:00
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Dairy industries world-wide face the challenge of maximizing production while, at the same time, producing the highest quality products in a sustainable manner that reflects consumers’ expectations...

The personalities of spiders

Published: 6Aug2015

Even jumping spiders have personalities scientists have discovered. A "shy" individual will not make the same choices as a "bold" individual. This means that some individuals, because of their...

Pesticides: more toxic than previously thought?

Published: 6Aug2015

Insecticides that are sprayed in orchards and fields across North America may be more toxic to spiders than scientists previously believed.