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.
Scientists are training an endangered marsupial to avoid eating toxic toads.
From one flood to the next, a species of ant takes the same place in a raft made of its colony-mates.
An octopus the size of a rugby ball made an audacious escape through a narrow pipe at New Zealand’s National Aquarium.
Brown skuas display an ability to learn how to identify people they have seen near their nests.
City-slicker birds may have an intellectual wing up on their country counterparts, according to a new study of avian intelligence.
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.
Humans and other big brained animals are inherently more susceptible to disease and additional illnesses than are other species.
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