They are famed for their highly developed work ethic ... now a study shows ants' navigational skills are more sophisticated than was previously thought.
If I said I was a licensed architect helping to fight dementia, you'd probably assume I was designing a care home or some similar building. Actually, I've been working alongside neuroscientists, psychologists, doctors and ...
The Burmese python has a built-in compass that allows it to slither home in a near-straight line even if released dozens of kilometres away, researchers said Wednesday.
Many animals travel long distances in groups but little is known about how this may influence the navigational skills of individuals.
From research showing that adults in an Amazon village had about equal competence to Harvard students at basic geometry, Elizabeth Spelke drew a striking lesson.