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Monkeys’ reactions to computer-generated videos suggest they, like humans, suffer from the creepy “uncanny valley” effect.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

Humans' compulsion to touch their faces may be part of a subconscious instinct to smell themselves.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

By analyzing videos of dogs and horses playing together, researchers are finding clues about what they call "a universal language of play."

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

During this modern coronavirus pandemic, our ancient instincts for avoiding disease may misfire.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

New Caledonian crows may find tool use fun, according to a new study.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Baseball fans are quick to think the player is safe, but they're often wrong.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

Female convict cichlid fish turned from optimists to pessimists when separated from their chosen partners.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Studies show the answer is complicated.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The reasons that misinformation spreads over Twitter are as human as they are technological.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

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