Posts Tagged ‘tool use’

Smashing Fish!

Monday, July 11th, 2011
Fish

For the first time ever, fish are photographed using tools.

Smart, Sneaky Ravens

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011
Brown-necked_raven

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

A Place by the Coast

Monday, March 7th, 2011
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Exciting archaeological discovery on California’s Channel Islands yields clues to America’s early seafarers.

Out of Africa Earlier

Thursday, January 27th, 2011
armitage3HR

A discovery of stone tools in the United Arab Emirates could provide evidence that modern humans left Africa earlier.

Chimpanzees and Play-Mothering

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011
ChimpwithStick

New research suggests that young female chimpanzees treat sticks like dolls.

Human Tool Use

Thursday, August 12th, 2010
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The Academy’s Zeray Alemseged reveals his latest discovery—human tool use dating back to 3.4 million years ago.

Octopus Tool-Use

Friday, December 18th, 2009
Creative Commons by Nick Hobgood

The octopus is widely regarded as the world’s smartest invertebrate, and a new study adds evidence to that claim.

Crow Intelligence

Friday, August 7th, 2009
Crowinflight

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

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