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A society's cultural practices shape the structure of its social networks

5 monthes ago   |   By Science Daily

Biologists used mathematical models to show that societies that favor generalists, who have a wide range of skills, are less well-connected than those societies that favor specialists, who are highly skilled at a smaller number of traits. The findings have implications for improving information flow and problem-solving in settings from business to academia.
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VIDEO: Father rushes, tackles his son's competitor at high school wrestling...

VIDEO: Father rushes, tackles his son's competitor at high school wrestling match

A father was arrested by police after tackling a North Carolina high school wrestler who was competing against his son. Read more ...

South Hampton man killed when snowmobile crashes through ice

South Hampton man killed when snowmobile crashes through ice

A 56-year-old when his snowmobile broke through the ice Sunday evening on Maine's Moosehead Lake, game wardens said. Read more ...

Gun buyback at Pittsburgh church receives big response, runs out of funds...

Gun buyback at Pittsburgh church receives big response, runs out of funds within first hour

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s nonviolent message of unity, a gun buyback day was held Monday at the Church of the Holy Cross in Homewood. Read more ...

Police: 2 dead, up to 15 others hurt in Kansas City shooting

Police: 2 dead, up to 15 others hurt in Kansas City shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that happened in Kansas City, Missouri, just before 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Read more ...

Abandoned husky with 'weird' eyes finds forever home after her photos went viral

Abandoned husky with 'weird' eyes finds forever home after her photos went viral

Jubilee struggled for two years to find a loving family to care for her. Read more ...

Baby stroller sold at Target and Amazon recalled because of possible fall hazard

Baby stroller sold at Target and Amazon recalled because of possible fall hazard

The strollers were manufactured in China and sold at Target and Amazon between October and November of 2019. Read more ...

26th Annual SAG Awards - Arrivals

26th Annual SAG Awards - Arrivals

Sterling K. Brown arrives at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Los Angeles. Read more ...

Trump rips impeachment foes days before trial begins

Trump rips impeachment foes days before trial begins

Ahead of Tuesday's opening arguments in his Senate impeachment trial President Trump tweeted that the House of Representatives was remiss in not seeking the testimony of his... Read more ...

Political pawn or guilty as charged? Extradition trial of Huawei CFO Meng...

Political pawn or guilty as charged? Extradition trial of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou gets underway in Vancouver

A Canadian court is set to hear a much-anticipated case at the centre of the tech and trade war between the US and China, as Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou will fight a US extradition... Read more ...

How to celebrate life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. across Louisville area

How to celebrate life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. across Louisville area

There are several events for those wishing to honor him happening around the Louisville area: Read more ...