Apr 5, 2014

Crows offer clues to cognition

by Sharon Begley

A species of crow native to islands east of Australia has long wowed scientists with its intelligence, and now it has shown it can solve at least one puzzle as well as the average 7-year-old child, scientists reported recently. Like other research on the ...

Jun 26, 2013

Breast-fed infants 'more socially mobile'

People breast-fed as infants have a 24 percent better chance than their formula-fed counterparts of climbing the social ladder, a study said Tuesday. Conversely, being fed mother’s milk as a baby also reduced one’s chances of social demotion later in life by as much ...