Tag: "deception" at biology news

Apes -- not monkeys -- ace IQ tests

...sophisticated behavior under natural conditions -- deception and culturally-transmitted behavior, including tool-use." Though some species clearly outperformed others, there was no evidence that any species performed especially well within a particular paradigm. This result contradicts the theory that specie...

Tobacco industry weakened pesticide regulations, UCSF study shows

... the big chemical companies, with the proof of the deception glaring from their own internal documents."...

$3.5 million from Homeland Security for lie detection in the 21st century

...roexpressions' and 'microgestures' associated with deception would be a major leap over today's polygraph technology, which is time-consuming and requires professional administration," said Dimitris Metaxas, computer science professor and director of the university's Center for Computational Biomedicine Imagin...

Deep-sea jelly uses glowing red lures to catch fish

...ar. In an environment where fish are rare, it uses deception to attract fish instead of casting a wide net to capture them." After discovering lures on this new species of siphonophore, Haddock and his coauthors looked at several related species and noticed similar glowing structures. He believes that these ...

New research shows in the animal world, it pays to be an imposter

... his colleagues demonstrate that for this species, deception while mating pays off. Hanlon and his team present behavioral and genetic data demonstrating that small male cuttlefish that dramatically alter their appearance to look like females are highly successful in tricking their often larger male competitor...

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