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Crows are as intelligent as humans

Crows are as intelligent as humans

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We already know that crows are a highly intelligent bird species. Indeed, redOrbit has previously covered remarkable research which showed that one species, the Caledonian Crow, was as smart...

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chimp tool use
2014-10-02 07:00:40

As Apple has reminded us recently, when a new device comes out – many people in our culture scramble to start using it right away. That phenomenon – of a new tool spreading around within a group – has now been seen in chimpanzees for the first time.

2014-06-18 11:22:57

Do you still believe that fish are dumb and cannot feel pain?

2014-06-17 16:23:33

New Journal Article Concludes: "Fish Perception and Cognitive Abilities Often Match or Exceed Other Vertebrates." NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a paper that

2014-04-02 12:35:10

Pinecone or pine nut?

Chimps Use Gestures When Searching For Food
2014-01-18 05:28:41

Chimpanzees are able to communicate with gestures to search for a piece of food, according to a study appearing in the January 16 edition of the journal Nature Communications.

Bird Brain Map Gets Major Revisions
2013-09-18 08:24:14

A ten-year project has led to major revisions in our understanding of the bird brain, concluding that it is much more similar to mammalian brains than previously thought.

2013-09-05 23:20:21

Fauna Foundation in Chambly, Quebec, a sanctuary for chimpanzees, most retired from a U.S. laboratory, is pleased to announce two new residents, Tatu and Loulis.

Bird Brain Wiring Similar To Human Brain
2013-07-17 11:48:29

Calling someone a 'bird brain' is usually intended as an insult, but researchers from Imperial College London have discovered that human and avian brains aren't so different after all.

String Task Teaches Pigeons To Peck At Virtual Dishes
2013-05-29 16:03:40

A new study from a group of American and Japanese researchers showed that pigeons could learn to peck intelligently at a virtual food dish.


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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