other intelligent life...

...is tiny. A recent study highlighted in Science found that hummingbirds have a type of memory that is more closely related to humans than any other species - one that can track where and when they last saw an item, something that to this point had not been discovered.

Kinda geeky, yes, but the excuse is that I'm really invovled in a couple of research projects at the moment so I'm all thinking about clever research design, and this caught my eye.

photo via Flickr user Steve Mariani


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