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The universe may be chaotic and unpredictable, but it's also a highly organized physical realm shaped by the laws of mathematics.

The universe may be chaotic and unpredictable, but it's also a highly organized physical realm shaped by the laws of mathematics.

Akita is one of eight adult Japanese macaques at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago being trained to use a touch-screen. For now, he’s mastering simple sequencing tasks. But soon, researchers will start him on new exercises aimed ultimately at getting inside his head—finding out what he and the other macaques think and feel about their life in the zoo. http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2016/05/03/macaques-are-learning-to-communicate-with-touch-screens/#

Akita is one of eight adult Japanese macaques at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago being trained to use a touch-screen. For now, he’s mastering simple sequencing tasks. But soon, researchers will start him on new exercises aimed ultimately at getting inside his head—finding out what he and the other macaques think and feel about their life in the zoo. http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2016/05/03/macaques-are-learning-to-communicate-with-touch-screens/#

​Whether it's soaring in the sky, speeding through the water or trapping prey in sticky pits of doom, examples of convergent evolution can be found everywhere.

​Whether it's soaring in the sky, speeding through the water or trapping prey in sticky pits of doom, examples of convergent evolution can be found everywhere.

Are scientists right to argue that plants and trees are "intelligent", and if so, what can we learn from them?

Are scientists right to argue that plants and trees are "intelligent", and if so, what can we learn from them?

Bear bone rewrites human history in Ireland | A rediscovered bear bone puts humans in Ireland at least 12,600 years ago.

Bear bone rewrites human history in Ireland | A rediscovered bear bone puts humans in Ireland at least 12,600 years ago.

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