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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Sep. 2, 2015 Only the microbes located above the water's surface contribute to the development of hydrogen-sulfide-rich caves, suggests an international team of researchers. Since 2004, ... read more
Sep. 2, 2015 Photosynthesis has given life to the planet. While scientists have been studying and mimicking the natural phenomenon in the laboratory for years, understanding how to replicate the chemical process ... read more
Sep. 2, 2015 The reproduction rates of the bacteria in one's gut may be a good indicator of health or disease, scientists say. In their examination of human microbiome data, the research ... 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