Latest News

Discussing violence acts as 'a stronger bond than blood ties' for gang members

Gang members trust one another more than their own family members if they have shared incriminating information about a violent act they are planning, says a new Oxford University study. Researchers analysed phone conversations between gangs wiretapped by the police in the 1990s. They found that the more contact two members had over the phone, the higher the level of cooperation they had on future tasks. The findings are published in the journal Rationality and Society.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Unexpected role for endostatin in nervous system discovered

  • Computerized ADHD testing: Innovative tool helps with diagnosis/tracking in both children and adults

  • It takes two to court: Pheromone that triggers mating found in mice

  • It takes more than practice to excel

  • Wearable device for early detection of common diabetes-related neurological condition

  • Google searches may hold key to future market crashes, researchers find

  • Wait, wait -- don?t tell me the good news yet: Early warning about goal completion a buzzkill

  • Children with disabilities benefit from classroom inclusion

  • New protein structure could help treat Alzheimer's, related diseases

  • Green spaces found to increase birth weight

  •