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Van Leeuwen et al. found that two peculiar interactive behaviors (social scratching and groom slapping) transmitted socially through bonobo networks across six European zoos.
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Monitoring metabolic activity in wild living animals has become of particular interest in the field of ecological research. Methods for the repeated non-invasive sampling of individuals are needed. Th...
The learnability problem of social life suggests that innate mental representations and motives to navigate adaptive relationships have evolved. Like other species, preverbal human infants form domina...
The aim of this study was to examine the associations between workplace culture supporting health and self-rated health through social capital and stress.
The cultural repertoires of apes have been charted by identifying cultural differences between populations. A new approach focused on great apes' intense 'peering' during social learning suggests that...
Social hierarchy is one of the most influential social structures employed by social species. While dominants in such hierarchies can preferentially access rich resources, subordinates are forced into...
Myriads of elements affect human embryo culture in vitro. These include, but not limited to, air quality, culture media, culture temperature, incubator humidity, pH, and O2 levels. O2 tens...
One of the vital factors in achieving pregnancies in assisted reproductive technologies (ART) is maximizing embryo quality, which is significantly influenced by embryo culture conditions. ...
Embryo culture is a cornerstone of in vitro fertilization treatments. Usually, embryos are cultured in microdrops of culture media in incubators with controlled temperature, humidity and a...
Culture media to support development of zygotes to the blastocyst stage is based on two basic philosophies: a single step medium "let-the-embryo-choose" or a sequential medium "back-to-nat...
This study is to assess whether addition of 2 ng/ml GM-CSF into a specific culture medium will increase the chance of a pregnancy after in vitro fertilisation.
A personality trait rendering the individual acceptable in social or interpersonal relations. It is related to social acceptance, social approval, popularity, social status, leadership qualities, or any quality making him a socially desirable companion.
Theoretical approach to social processes with a fundamental concern with power phenomena. There is a focus on the analysis of culture, the influence of Foucault, and the development of feminist perspectives.
Evaluation of the degree of acceptance for the immediate variables associated with a procedure or program designed to change behavior. This includes the social significance of the goals of treatment, the social appropriateness of the treatment procedures, and the social importance of the effects of treatments.
Culture of an isolated organism free from any other associating or contaminating organisms.
A historical and cultural entity dispersed across a wide geographical area under the administrative, intellectual, social, and cultural domination of the Arab empire. The Arab world, under the impetus of Islam, by the eighth century A.D., extended from Arabia in the Middle East to all of northern Africa, southern Spain, Sardinia, and Sicily. Close contact was maintained with Greek and Jewish culture. While the principal service of the Arabs to medicine was the preservation of Greek culture, the Arabs themselves were the originators of algebra, chemistry, geology, and many of the refinements of civilization. (From A. Castiglioni, A History of Medicine, 2d ed, p260; from F. H. Garrison, An Introduction to the History of Medicine, 4th ed, p126)