Author: Lillian Stanton

Foraging Leaf Cutter Ants (c)  A. Bockoven

The Ant SatNav

  A new study has provided novel insight into the way ants memorize and navigate routes ‘home’ whilst out foraging.   Ants have been subject to numerous studies regarding navigation techniques and information...

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(c) 2016

Up In The Air: A Swift’s Tale

You might know the swift as a cute little bird that visits your garden and dashes around at speed, however these small avians are have a lot more metal than you give them...

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Hermit crab on sand (c) Nick Davies

Global Cooling: A driver of diversification?

Compelling new research suggests that global warming does not affect all animal speciation in the same way. Numerous studies have linked rising temperature, associated with global warming, with a reduced rate of speciation and...

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Photo by Pete Markham (2008)

Having a bad day? Your horse might know about it.

There has often been debate about how the domestication of animals and our behaviour around them might have changed their abilities. Various studies have been undertaken in an attempt to understand how animals...

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