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Apr. 19, 2016 — Humans aren't alone in their ability to mix perfumes and colognes. Lemurs, too, get more out of their smelly secretions by combining fragrances from different scent glands to create richer, ... read more

Gun Hunting Could Lead to Extinction of Threatened Primates on African Island

Apr. 18, 2016 — Gun hunting on Bioko Island correlates significantly with lower numbers of the majority of the island's primate species, a new study ... read more

Apr. 15, 2016 — Scientists have described three new species of mouse lemurs. They live in the South and East of Madagascar and increase the number of known mouse lemur species to 24. As little as 20 years ago, only ... read more

Apr. 12, 2016 — Modelling software and satellite imagery can be used to rapidly predict the movements of endangered species in remote or inaccessible regions, a study shows. Scientists used the images and software ... read more

The Ecological Role of Fruit Aroma

Apr. 12, 2016 — Fruits are a highly valuable source of food. They are packed with tasty and healthy nutrients and are often characterized by alluring colorful displays and an attractive aroma. Yet it is still ... read more

Apr. 6, 2016 — A new immune-suppressing therapy has led to the longest survival yet for a cross-species heart transplant, according to new research. The study involved transplanting pig hearts into ... read more

Apr. 6, 2016 — Scientists have shed new light on the evolution of one of the world’s most diverse primate groups – the titi ... read more

Mar. 30, 2016 — More than 20 species of macaques, the most widely distributed nonhuman primates in the world, socialize in lively troops and make frequent appearances on National Geographic documentaries. But, what ... read more

Study Finds Vast Diversity Among Viruses That Infect Bacteria

Mar. 24, 2016 — Viruses that infect bacteria are among the most abundant life forms on Earth. Our oceans and soils, and potentially even our own bodies, would be overrun with bacteria were it not for bacteria-eating ... read more

Mar. 17, 2016 — Natural selection has shaped the ways in which babies grow in different species, including the rate or speed with which they develop. A new study by Canadian researchers suggests that some baby ... read more

Mar. 8, 2016 — Fifty-six million years ago, just before earth's carbon dioxide levels and average temperatures soared, many species of primitive primates went extinct in North America for reasons unclear to ... read more

Parasites Help Brine Shrimp Cope With Arsenic Habitat Contamination

Mar. 3, 2016 — Do parasites weaken their hosts' resilience to environmental stress? Not always, according to a study. Rather than weakening its brine shrimp intermediate host, tapeworm infection enhances the ... read more

Mar. 3, 2016 — Neuroscientists have developed a brain-machine interface (BMI) that allows primates to use only their thoughts to navigate a robotic ... read more

Sudden Recent Howler Monkey Deaths in Nicaragua

Feb. 25, 2016 — Scientists are aiming to explain the recent deaths of at least 75 howler monkeys living in the tropical forests of southwestern ... read more

Florida's Monkey River

Feb. 19, 2016 — A colony of feral rhesus macaques calls the banks of the Silver River in Silver Springs State Park in central Florida its home. The monkeys are part of a larger feral population living throughout the ... read more

Can Ecotourism Save Endangered Species?

Feb. 18, 2016 — Using population viability modelling, researchers have developed a method that for the first time quantifies the impact of ecotourism on threatened ... read more

Feb. 15, 2016 — Scientists have sequenced the complete genome of all five identified strains of the gibbon ape leukemia virus (GALV). The scientists were able to prove that selection has shaped parts of the genome ... read more

Rhino, Tiger and Snow Leopard DNA Found in Chinese Medicines

Feb. 4, 2016 — More should be done to stop the use of endangered species in traditional Chinese medicines, with snow leopard, tiger and rhinoceros DNA still being found in remedies, according to a leading ... read more

Feb. 3, 2016 — Researchers have for the first time witnessed the death of a female orangutan at the hands of another female. Even more extraordinary is that the perpetrator recruited a male orangutan as a hired gun ... read more

Feb. 2, 2016 — Wearing antiperspirant or deodorant doesn't just affect your social life, it substantially changes the microbial life that lives on you. New research finds that antiperspirant and deodorant can ... read more

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