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For many decades scientists have believed that people have an ‘irrational optimism bias‘ – a tendency to underestimate their chances of negative experiences, while overestimating their chances of positive events. A new study casts doubt over claims that people are inherently over-optimistic or ‘optimistically biased‘ about the future.
The recovery of populations of wolves, bears, lynx and wolverines in Europe over the past 50 years has been overwhelmingly successful, but it has come at the price of increased conflicts of interest with the people living alongside them. John Linnell of the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research has been part of a large pan-European research effort to gain a deeper insight into these conflicts, int the hope that more effective methods for resolving them can be constructed.
In an interview with ScienceNode, leaders of the Internet2 Metaverse Working Group Chris Collins and Ben Fineman talk about what‘s new and where we‘re heading in the world of virtual reality
Africa\'s fastest supercomputer was unveiled in June, and is already transforming science. It brings a much needed African perspective to computationally-intense science.