Pigeon performing striking text

One very brainy bird

Study finds pigeons uncommonly good at distinguishing cancerous from normal breast tissue
row of violins

The fittest fiddle

UI researchers study violin evolution via function and fancy
illustration of student texting rather than doing the homework on the desk in the background

Sometimes, adolescents just can't resist

University of Iowa study finds teenagers are far more sensitive than adults to the immediate effect or reward of their behaviors