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October 24, 2013

 

One Rhesus monkey leans over to another with his hands cupped at the other's ear as if telling a secret.

Monkey Numbers

New study shows monkeys do well on both their verbal and math scores.

November 2, 2012

 

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How Similar Are Humans And Chimps?

I know that humans and chimps share something like 98 percent of our DNA. But what does this really mean?

September 28, 2012

 

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The Origins Of Human Speech

Some researchers are now considering the hypothesis that human speech evolved not from primate sounds but more from monkey facial gestures.

January 9, 2012

 

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Glow In The Dark Cats, Monkeys, And HIV

Glowing cats and monkeys? No, you're not dreaming!

September 22, 2011

 

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Some Monkeys Chew Their Cud?

Proboscis monkeys from Borneo and cows do have something in common: They both chew their cuds.

September 16, 2011

 

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Do Animals Secretly Talk To Each Other When People Aren’t Looking?

Researchers have found that you can tape record the various calls made by Vervet monkeys and play them back one at a time.

September 27, 2003

 

Monkey Numbers

On this Moment of Science, we report some evidence that says monkeys can count. Many folks already know that chimpanzees can do lots of things we once thought were only done by humans, like learning to communicate using signs from American Sign Language. But one study has shown that Rhesus monkeys can even count the [...]

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