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May 10, 2019

 

The Parrot’s Surprising Evolutionary Past

When scientists studied parrot genes involved in brain development, they were surprised to find some unexpected similarities with humans.

April 8, 2019

 

Gambling Monkeys

A recent study shows that monkeys place a high value on satisfying their curiosity.

March 29, 2018

 

The Neurobiology of Jealousy

Scientists made titi monkeys jealous to study what a jealous brain looked like.

November 21, 2017

 

Happy Thanksgiving!

Food Science Round-Up

Read some of our best posts about food and science to get ready for Thanksgiving.

July 14, 2016

 

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Dad Called Dibs: First Pick for Feasting

An organism's niche is what it needs to grow and survive. One way to coexist is to use different resources, also known as niche partitioning.

May 5, 2016

 

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Spiteful Monkeys

Capuchin monkeys punish fellow chimps for taking more than their fair share.

July 21, 2015

 

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Curious Monkeys  

Monkeys will make sacrifices to satisfy their curiosity.

March 24, 2014

 

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Are Chimps Self-Aware?

The jury is still out on whether or not chimps are self-aware. Actually, the same goes for young children.

August 28, 2009

 

Creatures That Yawn When Stimulated

Humans yawn when sleepy to stay alert. But imagine yawning when you're already stimulated.

August 27, 2008

 

Is A Tree Related To Me?

How are we related to trees? Can we be considered relatives?

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