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Animal Without a Brain Can “Sneeze,” Surprising Study Shows

By Karl Gruber They don’t exactly say achoo, but sponges can “sneeze,” according to a new study that shows the simple aquatic creatures are more complex than previously thought.  Sponges are stationary animals, found in both marine and fresh ...

Do Animals Get Dementia? How to Help Your Aging Pet

A couple of months ago we told you how the age of certain wild animals is determined. Since then, some of you wondered about age-related changes in those animals. Now that it’s September, aka World Alzheimer’s Month—Alzheimer’...

Chimps, Orangutans Have Human-Like Memory

Forgot your Facebook password? Can’t remember if it’s one cup of sugar or two? Misplaced your keys—again?  Why we remember and forget is a big topic of study, and scientists at the Aarhus University Center on Autobiographical ...

Chimps, Orangutans Have Human-Like Memory

Forgot your Facebook password? Can’t remember if it’s one cup of sugar or two? Misplaced your keys—again?  Why we remember and forget is a big topic of study, and scientists at the Aarhus University Center on Autobiographical ...