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Social behavior

social fish
21.02.2017

Fish with two genes for a crucial protein are helping researchers understand its function in neurodevelopmental disorders

Midge swarm and star cluster
11.08.2016

A new theory developed at the Weizmann Institute of Science and Stanford University uses a gravitational model to explain the collective...

Stress-coping molecule Urocortin-3 (green) and its receptor, CRFR2 (red),
19.07.2016

Weizmann Institute scientists show how a molecule in the mouse’s brain regulates social behavior

Staff Scientist: Dr. Ehud Fonio
14.07.2016

What can a physicist learn from ants? 

Longhorn crazy ants cooperating to transfer an item much too heavy for one to move alone.
30.07.2015

A physics-based model can explain how ants cooperate in steering food to their nest