We humans tend to focus on the differences between us, even in spite of abundant similarities.
The jury is still out on whether or not chimps are self-aware. Actually, the same goes for young children.
Flies are small, but in some cases, their sense of hearing is absolutely amazing.
Lovebirds long thought to be monogamous are just better at sneaking around.
The protein myoglobin provides new clues to the evolution of diving in mammals.
Rats have a strikingly different visual system than our own, one that is carefully attuned to their unique needs.
The box jelly has evolved a central nervous system unlike any other animal on Earth.
Do animals come into the world tabula rasa and only learn things from experience? Or do we emerge with some knowledge already hardwired?
Ever been so scared that you can't move? Well freezing is actually an effective defense mechanism!