Early-life hunger makes animals more likely to take risks in the future. Continue reading Hunger Increases Risk-Taking
Ravens can pick up on negative emotions from another raven they know well, causing them to be more pessimistic themselves. Continue reading Ravens’ Emotions May Be Contagious
A new study comparing Velociraptors and their modern counterparts, Komodo dragons and crocodiles, concludes that raptors were unlikely to be social, pack-hunters, in contradiction to their popularized portrayal in the ‘Jurassic Park’ movies. Continue reading ‘Jurassic Park’ was wrong: Study suggests raptors didn’t hunt in packs
Researchers from the University of Sussex recently found that wood ants seem to store long-term and short-term memories in different brain hemispheres. They found this by studying ants as they were conditioned to associate a visual input with food.