Haven't we all been on an elevator and noticed that just about everyone stops talking when they get on?
Why are diseases like cancer so common in humans but so rare in chimps?
We talk to our house pets all the time, but wouldn't it be great if your cat could answer you in English?
Grooming reduces tension by lowering the heart rate and releasing endorphins that are calming.
It might seem like an obvious question, but what really makes humans different from some of our four legged friends? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Humans are more highly "evolved" than chimps, right?
It sounds like the begging of a bad joke, but what does a chimpanzee do when it needs to cross the road?
Dog-human attentiveness may mean that dogs make better subjects to study cognitive skills than primates, even chimpanzees, our closest genetic relatives.
We humans tend to favor animals that behave like we do, like dolphins. Scientists have discovered another reason for us to favor dolphins. Like chimps, dolphins use tools to look for food, but while chimps use sticks, a handful of dolphins in Australia’s Shark Bay use sea sponges.