Latest Ethologists Stories
British primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall, who in the 1960s completed landmark research on chimpanzees, has come forward and publicly called for humans to have fewer babies in order to better control the population.
Two articles about Darwin cap off his bicentennial by providing new historical perspectives.
150th Anniversary of Origin of Species TODAY LOS ANGELES, Nov.
Honoring 150 years of "On the Origin of Species;" Noor is recipient of Darwin-Wallace Medal.
PALM DESERT, Calif., Nov.
When Charles Darwin published The Origin of Species 150 years ago, he deliberately avoided the subject of the origin of life.
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-nine animal conservationists who have dedicated their lives to saving the Earth's endangered species have been nominated to receive the biennial Indianapolis Prize, the world's leading award for animal conservation.
NEW YORK, Oct.
Darwin's Dilemma: The Mystery of the Cambrian Fossil Record will be screened Oct. 25th WASHINGTON, Oct.
BELLFLOWER, Calif., Sept.
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...