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“Chimpanzees”

Jun 12, 2015 11:35 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Chimp chuckles and smiles are so similar to those of humans that scientists are rethinking the origin of laughter and smiles.
Jun 9, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Naturally fermented palm wine appears to taste mighty fine to chimps that have invented leafy tools for drinking the alcohol.
Jun 4, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Cooperation within and between different animal species has its advantages for all parties involved.
Oct 1, 2014 09:35 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Scientists may have recorded chimpanzees learning skills from each other in the wild for the first time, according to a new study.
Sep 24, 2014 12:50 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Early contact with humans can result in behavioral and social problems that last a lifetime.
Sep 19, 2014 04:35 AM ET
Chimps are smart, right? Pretty darn smart! But how come we can do the speaking thing and they can't? As ever, genes are at play in this special talent, and Tara explains what we have that chimps don't.
Sep 17, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Chimps and humans share violent tendencies, with a new study showing that the evolutionary roots of warfare exist in our primate ancestry.
Aug 19, 2014 09:15 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Chimps have a lot to say, as audio files from a huge collection of chimpanzee recordings reveal.
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