The Surprising, Depressing Reason Why City-Dwelling Robins Sing At Night

Robins aren't naturally nocturnal. But lately, in urban areas, they've been staying up all night singing. Some research has suggested it's due to the fact that cities are so damn loud. But a new study has given weight to another cause: cities are so damn bright, the birds believe it's daytime all the time. » 2/19/15 4:00pm 2/19/15 4:00pm

Crows Are Even Smarter Than We Thought Possible 

We know that crows understand causality, the relationship between cause and effect. We also know they have mad tool skills. Now, a new research collaboration between Moscow State University and the University of Iowa suggests that crows are also capable of analogical thinking, a realm of reasoning thought only… » 2/16/15 10:20am 2/16/15 10:20am