Recent research claims that we evolved big brains to win in any conflict with our neighbors; but does this claim hold water?
Chimps can be very sexually aggressive, but does that result in more babies? New research says that yes it does.
New research shows chimps are learning from one another. This terrifies me.
We often think of chimps as a bit dim, yet there are some tasks in which they prove our intellectual superior. Researchers have found one where not only do they beat humans but give computers a run for their money.
New research has revealed primates have the ability to recognise their relatives, even when they’ve never met them before. This could help them reap the benefits of kin selection and avoid inbreeding.
Research discovers fathers are responsible for 75% of mutations in their kids, revealing that chimps & humans split twice as long ago as previously thought
Humans have one more version of the Herpes virus than any other primate. New research reveals this is because one of our ancestors caught the chimp version of the disease 1.6 million years ago.
Chimps are strong, smart and dangerous. So what’s holding them back from world domination?
Kanzi the chimp has learnt how to start fire
Chimps are the only species of great ape (except for us) that hunts and kills mammals. Sometimes even with spears. However, this makes up a relatively small part of their diet (some estimates put it at only 3%), so it is widely believed that the primary reason they hunt isn’t for food. The groups which…