Posts Tagged ‘PLoS ONE’

Giving makes young children happy, UBC study suggests

Jun. 19, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

If it is indeed nobler to give than to receive, it may also make you happier – even if you’re a toddler, according to a new study co-authored by three psychologists at the University of British Columbia.

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UBC researchers use Google Earth to verify Mediterranean fish farming data

Feb. 8, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

The Great Wall of China is not the only thing you can see from space. Fish farming cages are clearly visible through Google Earth’s satellite images and University of British Columbia researchers have used them to estimate the amount of fish being cultivated in the Mediterranean.

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