Honeybees join humans as the only known animals that can tell the difference between odd and even numbers
Parity tasks (such as odd and even categorisation) are considered abstract and high-level numerical concepts in humans.
Could it be culture?
Of the world's 300 honey varieties, none is stranger and more dangerous than mad honey.
An un-crewed sailing drone discovered the unusually shaped, slumbering seamount.
Because Dylan “samples and digests” songs from the past, he has been accused of plagiarism. But imitatio isn't the same.
Researchers develop a fungus that kills mites that contribute to honey bee Colony Collapse Disorder.
From forecasting stock prices to diagnosing disease, Swarm AI enables better group decisions.
"You gotta know when to fold 'em."
Recent discoveries about bodily awareness have changed how scientists think about the nature of consciousness.
Elephants mourn the dead, dolphins give names to each other, and insects can recognize faces. The animal world is much smarter than we think.
Inspired by the group behaviors of simple animals, a team of roboticists has developed a new way for swarm robots to maneuver on land.
To enable us to read, the brain piggybacks on other cognitive processes.
Humans are good visual thinkers, too, but we tend to privilege verbal thinking.
Declining bee populations could lead to increased food insecurity and economic losses in the billions.
There are issues with Kinsey's data, but his books revolutionized Americans' thinking about sex and sexuality.
It's time to rethink how satellites and other objects are made and eventually destroyed.
Is the dumpster in the alley worthy of a poem?
Like many of us, the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius hated waking up early, but his stoic philosophy always helped him get out of bed.
There is strong evidence that invertebrates are sentient beings.
With this unique opportunity to create a totally new world, why does the metaverse already feature such old-world concepts?
Study finds that a colony's exposure to pesticides impairs offspring.
Synchronous movement seems to help us form cohesive groups by shifting our thinking from "me" to "we."
Women have made incredible gains into STEM fields, but they continue to face gender biases in the workplace.
"Carpe diem" was only one part of Horace's poem Odes 1.11.