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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.
Dec 19, 2013 04:50 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Males in particular show low levels of aggression, even maintaining platonic friendships with females and sticking by their mothers into adulthood.
Nov 20, 2013 12:20 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Species that live in larger social groups have complex, colorful facial patterns.
Sep 24, 2013 12:11 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Humans aren't the only primates that whisper, according to a study that finds cotton-top tamarins whisper too. Continue reading →
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