Bees get better at math when they’re punished for mistakes

Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Bees can count and understand the concept of zero. But their math skills have limits. Previously, scientists thought bees could...

Humans stored bone marrow for delayed consumption 400,000 years ago

Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Paleolithic humans stored animal bones for as long as two months before eating the marrow. The discovery -- published this...

Cemeteries offer evidence of social inequality in Bronze Age households

Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Researchers in Germany have unearthed archaeological evidence of social inequality, including the possible usage of servants and slaves, in...

Scientists investigate the success of wild pig invasions

Oct. 10 (UPI) -- It's obvious that wild pigs, or feral hogs, are extremely successful invaders. Researchers estimate a population of between 2...

Bird emergency: Climate change threatens two-thirds of North American species

Oct. 10 (UPI) -- "This is a bird emergency," David Yarnold, president and CEO of the National Audubon Society, said during a teleconference...

Model offers explanation for universe’s most powerful magnets

Oct. 10 (UPI) -- With the help of computer simulations, scientists have come up with an explanation for the formation of the strongest...

New giant predatory dinosaur species found in Thailand

Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Paleontologists have discovered a new genus and species of dinosaur. The remains of the giant predatory dinosaur, named Siamraptor...

The deeper octopuses dive, the more warts they grow

Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Octopuses from the same species can appear remarkably different. One octopus can sport a smooth complexion, while another can...

Saturn most moon-rich planet in solar system after discovery of 20...

Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Move over Jupiter, Saturn is now the most moon-rich planet in the solar system. This week, astronomers at the...

Study calls for stronger protections for emperor penguins

Oct. 9 (UPI) -- In the coming decades, Antarctica's most iconic resident, the emperor penguin, will face a variety of growing threats. To...

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