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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.
Apr 16, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Beatles sang about Norwegian wood, but for chimps, only one kind of wood will do when constructing beds. Continue reading →
Apr 14, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience.com
Unlike many humans, some monkeys are genuinely faithful to their mates.
Mar 27, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Primate poop reveals what our furry ancestors are eating.
Mar 11, 2014 12:50 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Chimpanzees who are treated well by people trust and show more empathy for humans more than they do baboons and unfamiliar chimps.
Mar 4, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Human facial expressions have great similarity to those of other primates, find research that also identifies important differences.
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