Reuters (Jan. 6, 2014) Like humans, chimpanzees choose their friends on the basis of shared personality traits, according to a study by European scientists. Their findings suggest that the 'similarity effect' commonly ... watch video
AFP (Oct. 17, 2013) New research from Lund University, Sweden, has shown for the first time that chimpanzees catch yawns from humans, and that the susceptibility to contagious yawning develops gradually with age, just ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (Apr. 10, 2014) A free-roaming chimp is caught on camera, after several of chimpanzees escaped their habitat at the Kansas City Zoo. Jillian Kitchener reports.
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July 27, 2015 Estimates of how much nitrous oxide, a significant greenhouse gas and stratospheric ozone-depleting substance, is being emitted in the central United States have been too low by as much as 40 ... read more
July 27, 2015 Scientific experiments with the herpesvirus such as the one that causes Marek's disease in poultry have confirmed, for the first time, the highly controversial theory that ... read more
July 27, 2015 A new study released just days after the U.S. House passed a bill that would prevent states from requiring labels on genetically modified foods reveals that GMO labeling would not act as warning ... read more
Sep. 6, 2013 Orphaned chimpanzees are less socially competent than chimpanzees who were reared by their mother. Researchers observed that orphaned chimpanzees frequently engaged in social play, but their play ... read more