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Oxytocin Plays Key Role In Maintaining Social Relations
2013-01-24 12:28:39

Researchers found that in chimpanzees the hormone oxytocin is likely to play a key role in maintaining social relations with both kin and non-kin cooperation partners

High Five! Chimpanzees Have Their Own Social Traditions
2012-08-30 07:54:32

Chimpanzees are capable of learning from one another and they use this social interaction to create and maintain local traditions.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.