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Chimpanzees might be able to determine whether or not their fellow chimps need to hear a specific message.
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.
Chimps Should Be Chimps, a free iPad book created by Lincoln Park Zoo's Project ChimpCARE, is designed for early readers aged 3 â€“ 8 years.
A recent study of young chimpanzees shows that these animals play and develop much the same way as human children.
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.
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.
Researchers say that evolution of human longevity led to both a large brain and brain shrinkage.
A study released today gives insight into the evolutionary origins of consciousness.