New in Biology: Social lives of pumas and squirrel cognition

Pumas, also known as cougars, have been found to participate in intricate social behaviors.  These creatures were previously thought of as solitary, however recent video footage revealed that pumas practice reciprocity by sharing food with those who share food with them.  The full video can be seen here. Another interesting revelation in the minds of animals … Continue reading New in Biology: Social lives of pumas and squirrel cognition

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Where are the women in Nobel Prizes in STEM?

This year, no women have been awarded the Nobel Prize in science.  The last time a woman was awarded a science Nobel was May Britt Moser in 2014 for her discovery of the cells that constitute a navigation system in the brain using rat models.  There have only been two females awarded physics Nobel Prizes. … Continue reading Where are the women in Nobel Prizes in STEM?