When "smelling" our fears is never enough, dogs can also understand what our facial expressions mean.
A recent study looked at the behavior between queens and workers in one bumblebee species, finding tha a single system of pheromones doesn't control behavior across several species, as previously thought.
The longhorned beetle was long thought to be the cologne connoisseur of the insect world, selecting mates based on smell alone. However, like a frat house drowning in Axe body spray, sometimes all the males in a region smell the same. So how do lady longhorns know who's 'Mr. Right?' According to a new study, timing is everything.
Most people know the popular saying "an elephant never forgets." Past studies have shown that some birds have pretty awesome memories too. But what about insects? Now, new research has revealed that a tiny wasp species in the remote tropical forest of Southeast Asia tells friend from foe by recognizing them visually.
Infants, toddlers, and tweens all have different nutritional needs. For humans, motherly intuition certainly helps, but a large part of getting a child what he or she needs comes from doctor recommendations. Bees, however, don't have pediatricians. So how do little larvae get the right nutrition when they need it? A new study investigates.