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July 25, 2018

 

Why Don’t People Walk Like Chimps Or Gorillas?

For years, scientists have investigated why gorillas and chimpanzees walk on their knuckles. In 2018, researchers from Case Western may have found an answer.

August 16, 2017

 

Researchers at the University of St. Andrews, in the UK, observed a group of chimps in Zambia huddled around the corpse of a young male.

Do Chimpanzees Mourn Their Dead?

Chimpanzees may care for the bodies of their deceased relatives.

March 23, 2016

 

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Apes and the Movies

Movie-watching chimps anticipate memorable scenes.

September 8, 2015

 

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Why Do People Kiss?  

Smooching feels good, of course, but couples first started swapping saliva as a way to test out genetic compatibility.

December 25, 2014

 

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Here, Boy!

Dogs have been genetically encoded to understand human behavior.

October 7, 2014

 

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How Similar Are Humans and Chimps?

The same brain hormone affects feelings and behaviors in both chimps and humans, causing humans and chimps to share a variety of traits.

December 25, 2012

 

Have you ever experienced the "elevator effect?"

What Is The Elevator Effect?

Haven't we all been on an elevator and noticed that just about everyone stops talking when they get on?

December 17, 2012

 

Humans and chimps share similar DNA.

Why Humans (Not Chimps) Get Cancer

Why are diseases like cancer so common in humans but so rare in chimps?

May 10, 2012

 

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Chattering Chimps

We talk to our house pets all the time, but wouldn't it be great if your cat could answer you in English?

June 16, 2011

 

Can Animals Count?

One... Two... Three. Humans can count but can animals?

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