Raccoon study measures ecological impact of fear

Brooks HaysVANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 26 (UPI) — Proliferating raccoon populations have wreaked havoc on the Gulf Islands ecosystem, their appetite proving detrimental to fish, crustaceans and song birds.





New model explains how things go viral online

Brooks HaysABERDEEN, Scotland, Feb. 26 (UPI) — Researchers in Scotland, England and Colombia have created the first math model, adapted from epidemic models, to study the nature of information virality.


New model explains how things go viral online

Brooks HaysABERDEEN, Scotland, Feb. 26 (UPI) — Researchers in Scotland, England and Colombia have created the first math model, adapted from epidemic models, to study the nature of information virality.