Imagination, that faculty that allows us to create worlds in our minds, is not exclusive to human beings. Recent studies suggest that animals can also harbor forms of imagination and that they have the ability to mentally navigate and subjectively experience virtual worlds that open the doors to new forms of learning in a similar way to humans.
A scientific team led by researchers from the University of Oxford filmed a live specimen of an egg-laying mammal, considered extinct 60 years ago, in the Cyclops Mountains of Indonesia.
Throughout the time of our planet's existence, a large number of changes have occurred that, together, have transformed the appearance of the Earth multiple times. Scientists know this well, but the ability to be surprised by discoveries along these lines has not diminished.
Various scientific studies have revealed the ingredients that were mixed in buildings built by engineers and masons of the Romans, Mayans and other ancient civilizations and that are responsible for their preservation for millennia, reports The Associated Press (AP).