“Published last week in Methods in Ecology and Evolution, a team led by Markus Clarin and Holger Goerlitz discovered that it pays to be nice. The researchers, working closely with Munich park officials, built 60 dummy equipment kits and distributed them in public parks.
The kits were made from plastic tool boxes, and featured blinking LED lights and an antenna. Affixed to each of the boxes was one of three labels meant to deter tampering…"
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