Latest Ethologists Stories
When African Grey parrots talk, do they mimic sounds or consciously understand their speech?
Contagious yawning is not just a marker of sleepiness or boredom, it may actually be a sign of a social connection between individuals.
Itâ€™s been a puzzle why our two closest living primate relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos, have widely different social traits, despite belonging to the same genus.
AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthSky - a clear voice for science - today announced the selection of E.O. Wilson as the 2010 EarthSky Science Communicator of the Year.
Charles Darwin's theory of gradual evolution is not supported by geological history, New York University Geologist Michael Rampino concludes in an essay in the journal Historical Biology.
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GROSSE POINTE, Mich., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Evolution Revisited (published by iUniverse) by Donald Austin offers a new way of thinking about evolution by combining various elements from differing philosophies. In the late 1800's, there were two competing theories regarding evolution: Natural Theology held by William Paley, and Darwin's theory of evolution.
WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sun River Energy, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SNRV) is pleased to announce the addition of Jason Dawkins, Senior Vice President of Energy for Yorkville Advisors, LLC, Denver, CO, to the Company's Advisory Board effective June 1, 2010.
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INDIANAPOLIS, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The six finalists for the Indianapolis Prize, the world's leading award for animal conservation, were announced today.
Ethology, a sub-topic of zoology, is the study of animal behavior that focuses on behavior in natural settings, as opposed to behaviourism, which focuses on the behavior of animals in laboratory settings. The term “ethology” is based off the Greek word ethos, which means character. It was first made popular in 1902 by William Morton Wheeler, an American myrmecologist, but the term was actually suggested by John Stuart Mill in 1843 for use in associationistic psychology. Ethology can also...
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.