Biology - Plants & Animals news

Ants more rational than humans

In a study released online on July 22 in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences, researchers at Arizona State University and Princeton University show that ants can accomplish a task ...

Jul 24, 2009 4.2 / 5 (18) 9

Emotions help animals to make choices

To understand how animals experience the world and how they should be treated, people need to better understand their emotional lives. A new review of animal emotion suggests that, as in humans, emotions ...

Aug 03, 2010 4 / 5 (19) 5 | with audio podcast