Tag: "norms" at biology news
UN votes to ban human cloning
...comed by many as a clear expression of the ethical norms
that should guide scientific research. South Africa abstained because it believes therapeutic cloning aims at protecting human life and is, therefore, inconsistent with the Declaration. It will continue to control therapeutic cloning strictly. The U...
Chimpanzees can transmit cultural behavior to multiple 'generations'
...indicated chimpanzees simply conform to the social norms
of the group, this study shows behavior and traditions can be passed along a chain of individual chimpanzees. These findings, based upon behavioral data gathered at the Yerkes Field Station in Lawrenceville, Ga., will publish online in the August 28...
Madagascan tropical forests return thanks to better management and well-defined ownership
...ontaneously regenerate if existing local rules and norms
(including well-defined property rights) mitigate other drivers of deforestation and alternative land-use. ...