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May 18, 2016 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Among the bees' favorite additions are vanilla and cinnamon.
Apr 26, 2016 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Slime mold, a unicellular organism at the bottom of the food chain, can learn, a finding that has important implications for understanding the evolution of learning, as well as how many creatures can be 'smart' and successful without a brain.
Apr 21, 2016 10:21 AM ET // AFP
Scientists are training an endangered marsupial to avoid eating toxic toads.
Apr 19, 2016 04:49 PM ET // Discovery News
From one flood to the next, a species of ant takes the same place in a raft made of its colony-mates.
Apr 13, 2016 08:34 AM ET // AFP
An octopus the size of a rugby ball made an audacious escape through a narrow pipe at New Zealand’s National Aquarium.
Mar 25, 2016 02:05 PM ET // Discovery News
Brown skuas display an ability to learn how to identify people they have seen near their nests.
Mar 22, 2016 03:18 PM ET // Discovery News
City-slicker birds may have an intellectual wing up on their country counterparts, according to a new study of avian intelligence.
Mar 11, 2016 12:41 PM ET
We've known for awhile now that whales communicate with each other using a range of sounds, but recent research has shown groups of whales using specialized language akin to human accents.
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