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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 18, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Nearly every primate, including humans, hates getting ripped off, finds research.
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 29, 2014 02:27 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A veritable barrel full of monkeys -- five new species -- has been found in the tropical forests of South America. Continue reading →
Jun 30, 2014 08:30 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
When the musical taste of chimps was tested, researchers found the animals shun the steadily strong beats common in Western genres, but they're drawn to Indian ragas and traditional tunes from West Africa.
Jun 27, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Chimps have come up with eight different ways to open the same fruit and, in doing so, strengthen the theory that non-human primates practice culture.
Jun 23, 2014 04:35 AM ET
We finally know a bit more about why chimps will chip in together on large tasks.
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