Pigeons fly home with a map in their heads
It is a fascinating phenomenon that homing pigeons always find their way home. A doctoral student in biology at the University of Zurich has now carried out experiments proving that pigeons have a spatial ...
By keeping the beat, sea lion sheds new light on animals' movements to sound
A California sea lion who bobs her head in time with music has given scientists the first empirical evidence of an animal that is not capable of vocal mimicry but can keep the beat, according to new research ...
IBM sends Watson to NY college to boost its skills (Update)
Watson, the supercomputer famous for beating the world's best human "Jeopardy!" champions, is going to college.
Research reveals new information on the evolution of dinosaur senses
An international team of scientists, including PhD student Stephan Lautenschlager and Dr Emily Rayfield of the University of Bristol, found that the senses of smell, hearing and balance were well developed in therizinosaurs ...
Your plaice or mine? Male fish refuse to ask for directions
(PhysOrg.com) -- Male fish are so stubborn that they refuse to ask for directions, especially when they are ready to reproduce.