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Parasites and the evolution of primate culture

Study examines ‘costs’ of innovation, learning from others
Wed, 2014-12-03 10:15

Learning from others and innovation have undoubtedly helped advance civilization. But these behaviours can carry costs as well as benefits. And a new study by an international team of evolutionary biologists sheds light on how one particular cost – increased exposure to parasites – may affect cultural evolution in non-human primates.

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Canadian Government supports CEIM’s Innovation Project

New partnership with the Centre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal to help incubate and grow McGill-based start-ups
Mon, 2014-11-10 14:06

The Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism, and Agriculture) was at Centre d'entreprises et d'innovation de Montréal this morning to announce a funding contribution of up to $ 6.2 million over the next five years to support the launch of CEIM’s Québec Innovation project.

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