September 13, 2012 Biology The virus's evolving virulence is being tracked via samples taken from dead crows and blue jays Amy Maxmen August 16, 2018 Evolution Crows are what's known as "partial migrants"—as cold weather approaches, some crows fly south whereas others stay put. And that behavior appears to be ingrained. Christopher Intagliata reports. ... Christopher Intagliata July 30, 2018 Behavior About 5 percent of crows will attempt to copulate with other crows that have joined the choir invisible. Jason G. Goldman April 1, 1957 Mind & Brain Paradoxes dealing with birthdays, playing cards, coins, crows and red-haired typists Martin Gardner Scientific American Volume 196, Issue 4 10.1038/scientificamerican0457-166 September 1, 2013 Evolution New findings on crows' intelligence lend perspective on how social smarts evolve Harvey Black Scientific American Mind Volume 24, Issue 4 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0913-12 Originally published as "Social Skills to Crow About" in Scientific American Mind Volume 24, Issue 4 February 10, 2015 Mind & Brain What birds can teach us about animal intelligence Leyre Castro and Ed Wasserman October 4, 2007 Technology Oxford University zoologists affix mini-cameras to New Caledonian crows to learn more about one of the few animals other than ourselves who use tools Larry Greenemeier March 26, 2014 Evolutionary Biology Cuckoos are known as nature's interlopers, infiltrating other birds' nests and hogging their food. The truth is a bit more complicated Rose Thorogood and The Conversation September 3, 2019 Biology Wild animals that live near humans have higher cholesterol than their rural counterparts—and our food could be to blame. Christopher Intagliata reports. Christopher Intagliata August 21, 2014 Evolution A short stretch of DNA challenges what it means to be a species Emily Singer and Quanta Magazine November 5, 2013 Health New research provides evidence that antibiotic resistance has spread beyond hospitals and farms to wildlife Lindsey Konkel and Environmental Health News June 2, 2010 The Sciences Hard times bring out the best in idle birds. November 1, 1959 Evolution One group of American eastern crows responds to recorded distress calls of French jackdaws, but another group does not. The more cosmopolitan life of the former may account for this difference... Hubert and Mable Frings Scientific American Volume 201, Issue 5 10.1038/scientificamerican1159-119 April 16, 2014 Corvid cleverness is making news lately. Two of my favorite science writers, Sharon Begley and James Gorman, describe a variety of experiments--reported in PLOS One by researchers in New Zealand–in which crows mimic the hero of Aesop’s ancient fable “The Crow and the Pitcher.” By dropping objects into containers of water, crows raise the water’s [...].. John Horgan September 24, 2020 Biology The avian cortex had been hiding in plain sight all along. Humans were just too birdbrained to see it Bret Stetka September 1, 2015 The Sciences Some animals can count; others can be counted on Steve Mirsky Scientific American Volume 313, Issue 3 10.1038/scientificamerican0915-96 Originally published as "Numbers Games" in Scientific American Volume 313, Issue 3 October 9, 2018 Biology Research sheds light on the neural mechanisms behind the birds’ surprising inborn ability to judge quantities Miguel Carvalho December 11, 2010 Mind & Brain What is the telltale clue to a genuine smile? Recent research finds positive correlations with this honest show of emotion. Christie Nicholson reports September 20, 2011 Cognition One question in an animal cognition is whether animals other than humans have the ability to recognise themselves. A classic way of testing this, established in 1970 by Gordon Gallup, is the `mirror test'... Felicity Muth Support Science Journalism
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