SONG: National Primate Home

22 July 2012 grant 0

SONG: “National Primate Home.” [Download] (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: Based on “Call for NIH research chimpanzees to be retired”, […]

Humans: The *sociable* ape?

11 November 2011 grant b 0

That’s the idea behind a study by University of Oxford and the University of Auckland researchers in PhysOrg. The scientists found that our ability to […]

Chimp War.

29 June 2010 grant b 0

Science Daily spoils the myth of the peaceful forest apes that live idyllic lives with no concept of ownership. Apparently, the brutes fight long wars […]

Monkeys pay for porn.

20 May 2010 grant b 0

Nature says it’s true: Rhesus monkeys will trade items of value – in this case, juice – in return for sexy monkey booty shots: The […]

Monkey talk.

9 December 2009 grant b 0

And, Wired says, we’re just about able to understand their vocabulary… and their grammar: Lemasson’s team previously described the monkeys’ use of calls with specific […]

Monkey music.

14 August 2009 grant b 0

OK, not monkeys, but apes, New Scientist says, have been caught making musical instruments: The orang-utan’s music, if you can call it that, is actually […]

Laughing apes.

4 June 2009 grant b 0

The AP is laughing it up over sensitive research into what makes apes laugh: To investigate that, Marina Davila Ross of the University of Portsmouth […]