Study: Rich kids get higher salaries

Brooks HaysCAMBRIDGE, England, April 13 (UPI) — According a study out of Cambridge and Harvard, a graduate’s socioeconomic background has a measurable effect on his or her salary just out of college.

‘Robird’ to scare birds away from airports

Brooks HaysTWENTE, Netherlands, April 13 (UPI) — A robotic falcon known as Robird is set to take to the skies surrounding Weeze Airport in Germany. Robird’s mission is simple: scare birds away from airspace.

Video captures swarming red crabs

Brooks HaysWOODS HOLE, Mass., April 12 (UPI) — Researchers spotted thousands of red crabs swarming in the deep, low-oxygen waters off the coast of Panama.

Study reveals how the queen ant is crowned

Brooks HaysOKINAWA, Japan, April 12 (UPI) — Researchers showed that the interplay of gene sets preserved by evolution are key in determining the hierarchical differences between queen and worker ants.