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Being Intelligent About Intelligence

Being Intelligent About Intelligence

Jeff Schweitzer  02.20.2013
Tetsuro Matsuzawa, a researcher at Kyoto University, showed that a chimpanzee named Ayumu clearly out-performed humans on some working...
'Useless' Organ May Have Function After All, Researchers Say

'Useless' Organ May Have Function After All, Researchers Say

02.14.2013
By Colin Barras The appendix may not be useless after all. The worm-shaped structure found near the junction of the small and large intestines...
Real Time With the Ape and the Donald

Real Time With the Ape and the Donald

Erica Grossman  02. 9.2013
Upon learning on Monday that Trump had sued Maher for $5 million dollars in the wake of the remark, Koko the Gorilla has gone apesh*t....
Imperiled Orangutans Need Key Forest Corridor

Imperiled Orangutans Need Key Forest Corridor

  10.16.2012
From OurAmazingPlanet Staff: Sumatran orangutans are in trouble: Only about 6,600 of the animals are left, scattered throughout the northern...
7 Primates With Expressive Faces

7 Primates With Expressive Faces

Mother Nature Network  08.24.2012
Here’s a look at some of our favorite photos of expressive primates — from grumpy gorillas to spooked spider monkeys.
LISTEN: Helium-Sucking Apes Sing For Scientists

LISTEN: Helium-Sucking Apes Sing For Scientists

  08.23.2012
By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 08/23/2012 12:14 PM EDT on LiveScience Gibbons effortlessly use the same techniques as professional...
Husbands: The Gorillas in our Midst

Husbands: The Gorillas in our Midst

Lisa Earle McLeod  07.30.2012
Do women have keener ears when it comes to children? I was at the zoo recently when I witnessed a scenario that made me both frustrated...
WATCH: Colbert Found The Next Big Terrorist Threat

WATCH: Colbert Found The Next Big Terrorist Threat

  06.14.2012
With all of the drone talk going on, it's only logical to wonder what the next terrorist attack might look like. Many experts say computers...
Humans Originated In Africa? New Fossils Suggest Otherwise

Humans Originated In Africa? New Fossils Suggest Otherwise

  06. 4.2012
By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 06/04/2012 03:14 PM EDT on LiveScience The ancestors of monkeys, apes and humans...
Apes Have People-Like Personalities? What Scientists Now Say

Apes Have People-Like Personalities? What Scientists Now Say

05.29.2012
What makes you you? Psychologists say human personalities include what they call "the big five” traits: agreeableness, openness to experience,...
Apes' Cozy Nests Yield Clues About Human Evolution

Apes' Cozy Nests Yield Clues About Human Evolution

  04.17.2012
By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/16/2012 03:04 PM EDT on LiveScience When they are ready to snuggle up at the...
WATCH: The Inside World Of Filming 'Chimpanzee'

WATCH: The Inside World Of Filming 'Chimpanzee'

James Gerken  02.24.2012
An upcoming documentary from Disney will give audiences the chance to not only see chimpanzees, but also save them. "Chimpanzee," opening...
WATCH: Celebs Support Ban On Chimpanzee Testing

WATCH: Celebs Support Ban On Chimpanzee Testing

  02.21.2012
From Mother Nature Network's Michael d'Estries: Just over a year ago, Woody Harrelson sent a letter on behalf of PETA urging officials...
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