Blackbirds found to rest earlier at dusk when sick

A trio of biologists at Lund University in Sweden has found that blackbirds that feel ill tend to rest earlier at dusk than control birds. In their study, reported in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Rosie Lennon, ...

Climate-friendly air conditioning inspired by termites

The climate control used by termites in their mounds could inspire tomorrow's climate-smart buildings. New research from Lund University in Sweden shows that future buildings inspired by the termites could achieve the same ...

Slow walking could be sign of dementia in older dogs

Dogs who slow down physically also slow down mentally, according to a new study from North Carolina State University. Measuring gait speed in senior dogs could be a simple way to monitor their health and to document decline ...

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