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2011-12-31 08:50:05

Chimpanzees might be able to determine whether or not their fellow chimps need to hear a specific message.

New Grants Suspended For Chimpanzee Research
2011-12-16 11:01:14

The National Institutes of Health has suspended all new grants for research on chimpanzees after a panel of independent experts’ nine-month deliberation found that most medical experiments on man’s closest primate relative were unwarranted.

2011-12-03 08:00:00

Chimps Should Be Chimps, a free iPad book created by Lincoln Park Zoo's Project ChimpCARE, is designed for early readers aged 3 – 8 years.

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2011-11-17 08:06:25

A recent study of young chimpanzees shows that these animals play and develop much the same way as human children.

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2011-08-13 06:30:00

While both humans and chimpanzees start out life with key portions of their brains underdeveloped, the rapid growth in these cognitive and decision-making areas that occur in human children are not characteristic of young chimps.

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2011-08-09 10:55:00

In a new paper, researchers conclude that chimpanzees are indeed willing to do favors for others, leading them to believe our prosocial behavior may date back further than previously thought.

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2011-07-26 06:42:22

Researchers say that evolution of human longevity led to both a large brain and brain shrinkage.

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2011-05-04 10:45:00

A study released today gives insight into the evolutionary origins of consciousness.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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