Crows able to understand the concept of recursion

Researchers at the University of Tübingen have found via experimentation that crows are capable of understanding the concept of recursion. In their paper published in the journal Science Advances, Diana Liao, Katharina Brecht, ...

Rethinking indoor air chemistry

People typically spend 90% of their lives inside, at home, at work, or in transport. Within these enclosed spaces, occupants are exposed to a multitude of chemicals from various sources, including outdoor pollutants penetrating ...

Corrections on Facebook news feed found to reduce misinformation

Factual corrections published on Facebook's news feed can reduce a user's belief in misinformation, even across partisan lines, according to a new paper published this month in the Journal of Politics. Social media users ...

New, better coronavirus rapid test

Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and the University of Basel have developed a rapid test for COVID-19. Its novel functional principle promises reliable and quantifiable results concerning a patient's COVID-19 ...

Dogs distinguish between intentional and unintentional action

Over their long shared history, dogs have developed a range of skills for bonding with human beings. Their ability to make sense of human actions, demonstrated by every "sit," "lay down," and "roll over," is just one such ...

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