Posts Tagged ‘crows’

The Crow and the Pitcher

Friday, March 28th, 2014
crows, causal, reasoning, intelligence

An ancient fable demonstrates just how smart crows really are.

Kepler, Urchins, and Crows—Oh, My!

Friday, February 28th, 2014
crows, ravens, kepler, exoplanet, urchins, ecosystem, function, snow

Eye-catching science headlines this week include new Kepler finds, sea urchins and ecosystem functions, and everyone’s favorite—crow videos.

Speed Limits for the Birds

Thursday, August 29th, 2013
crows, birds, songbirds, blackbirds, sparrows, jack dumbacher, cars, speed, france, highway

Can birds read speed limit signs?

Not So Bird-Brained

Thursday, August 1st, 2013
birds, archaeopteryx, dinosaurs, reptiles, brains, CT scan, evolution, tyrannosaurs, crows

Archaeopteryx’s brain may be further evidence of its not-so-special place between dinosaurs and birds.

Crows’ Causal Reasoning

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

As smart as crows are, can they determine the hidden cause behind events?

Smart, Sneaky Ravens

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Ravens are not only intelligent, they’re also sneaky…

Beak Deformities

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Researchers are racing to find the cause of beak deformities that have been found across many different species of birds in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.

Crow Intelligence

Friday, August 7th, 2009

Researchers are finding that crows use complex reasoning to obtain food with tools.

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