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Goats are far more clever than previously thought Goats learn how to solve complicated tasks quickly and can recall how to perform them for at least 10 months, which might explain their remarkable ability to adapt to harsh environments, say researchers at Queen Mary University of London. Writing in the journal Frontiers in Zoology today, the scientists trained a group of goats to retrieve food...

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You need this hole in the head—to be smart University of Adelaide researchers have shown that intelligence in animal species can be estimated by the size of the holes in the skull through which the arteries pass. Published online ahead of print in the Journal of Experimental Biology, the researchers in the School of Biological Sciences show that the connection between intelligence and hole ...

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