Honey bees and social wasps developed a similar solution for nest building although evolution separated them 179 million years ago. This is a new finding by researcher Michael L Smith from the Cluster of Excellence Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour at the University of Konstanz and the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior published in PLOS BIOLOGY.
What role does the welfare state play in how "technostress" affects health and social inequality? Researchers from the Cluster of Excellence "The Politics of Inequality" at the University of Konstanz conclude: Higher income as well as social welfare measures help reduce the stress people perceive from everyday interactions with technology.
For young people with a migration background, German and mathematics skills are key factors for the successful completion of vocational training: These are the findings of a study by the Cluster of Excellence "The Politics of Inequality" at the University of Konstanz on the integration of young immigrants in the German vocational training system and labour market.
How can we reliably and objectively characterize the speed and various stages of embryonic development? With the help of artificial intelligence! Researchers at the University of Konstanz present an automated method.