Faced with a navigational challenge, neural networks spontaneously evolved units resembling the grid cells that help living animals find their way.
Using a brain-computer interface, scientists are beginning to learn why learning is hard.
Modelers find evidence that a combination of competition, predation and evolution will push ecosystems toward species diversity anywhere in the universe.
Three U.S. biologists share the Nobel Prize in Medicine for their research into the molecular mechanism that drives circadian rhythm.
To assess the ocean’s health, ecology’s “rugged individualists” learned to get with the big data program.