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Good food puts bees in good mood

Biologists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered that after bumblebees drink a small droplet of really sweet sugar water, they behave like they are in a positive emotion-like state.

Human and avian running on uneven ground

Humans and birds adapt their movement when running on uneven ground. "And even though their adaptation mechanisms and strategies developed completely independently, they do so in very similar ways," says Dr Roy Müller from the Friedrich…

American alligator older than we thought

From climate to the peninsula’s very shape, not much in Florida has stayed the same over the last 8 million years. Except, it turns out, alligators. While many of today’s top predators are more recent products of evolution, the…