The microbes living in people's guts play a very important role in keeping us healthy, but the ones existing in our body today are a lot less diverse than the ones present within the humans' closest relatives, the African apes, says a research.
A new study has revealed that fish`s cognition and sensory perception are generally on the same level with that of the other animals.
Newly analyzed tooth samples from the great apes of the Miocene indicate that the same dietary specialization that allowed the apes to move from Africa to Eurasia may have led to their extinction
Snakes tend to arouse sharp fear in monkeys, apes and humans, and scientists said Thursday they have found specific brain cells that fire off a rapid warning for slithery danger.
Mechanisms of the human foot are not as unique as originally thought and have much more in common with the flexible feet of other great apes, scientists have found.
We owe our swimming style to our evolutionary past, as just like apes we have a tendency to swim using a form of breaststroke, a new study has revealed.
Scientists have suggested that intelligent animals like apes may have some sort of mind reading capability , as they have the ability to intuit each others` intentions.
Researchers have found that a female chimpanzee, a female bonobo and a female human infant showed similar gestures during the communicative development stages.
Discovery of two fossils from the East African Rift has provided new information about the evolution of primates, according to a study.
The ancient giant apes - who lived about 11.9 million years ago - may have adopted the upright posture often linked with humans, a new study suggests.
Chimpanzees and orangutans can experience a mid-life crisis just like humans, a study has found.
An international team of researchers claimed to have discovered a new gene that helps explain how humans evolved from apes.
A series of tests examining intelligence in chimps have found that some apes are much smarter than others.
Scientists have discovered that lar gibbons use the same vocal techniques as human soprano singers to make their calls.
Scientists in Cameroon have warned that eating monkeys and apes could cause the next HIV, it was reported here Saturday.
It is teamwork and not just pure brain power that has given a definitive edge to humans over apes and other species, a new study has claimed.
Charlize Theron has taken up the cause of the African apes after meeting legendary primatologist Jane Goodall during the filming of the TV series `Iconoclasts`.
Global warming may change ape behaviour, which in turn could cause them to run ``out of time``, reveals a study.
The gibbon uses four distinct modes of leaping.
Scientists from Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg claim to have discovered the `missing link` between humans and apes that they believe could revolutionise our understanding of how we evolved.
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