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4 out of 6 great apes near extinction: Report

4 out of 6 great apes near extinction: Report

Of the great ape species - the Eastern gorilla, Western gorilla, Bornean orangutan, Sumatran orangutan, Chimpanzee and Bonobo - only the Chimpanzee and Bonobo are not in critically endangered list but are listed as endangered.

Types of HIV carried by chimps can infect humans: Study

A new study led by researchers have found the evidence that strains of chimpanzee-carried simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) and even the forms of HIV, can infect human cells.

Watch video- Paralysed chimpanzee walks again with the help of a touch-screen

Watch video- Paralysed chimpanzee walks again with the help of a touch-screen

 A chimpanzee has learned to walk again after being paralysed due to illness.

Meet Suzy: Chimpanzee, which once belonged to Sahara chairman, lives a life of luxury at Hyderabad zoo

Meet Suzy: Chimpanzee, which once belonged to Sahara chairman, lives a life of luxury at Hyderabad zoo

A 28-year-old chimpanzee named Suzi has become the centre of attraction at the Hyderabad zoo.

Chimp friendships are based on trust

Chimp friendships are based on trust

Friendship between chimpanzee pals is determined on the basis of trust, as amongst human beings, says an interesting study.

Our ancestors looked like a chimp or gorilla: Study

Our ancestors looked like a chimp or gorilla: Study

Examining the evolution of the human shoulder, researchers have determined that our ancestors looked more like a chimpanzee or gorilla than an orangutan or even a monkey.

US lawyer argues chimps are people too

 Attorney Steven Wise is on a crusade to prove that, as a matter of law, chimps are people too.

AIDS virus originated in 1908 in south-east Cameroon

 A new book has claimed that AIDS virus first began in 1908 in south-east Cameroon.

What made human brains bigger than that of chimps

What made human brains bigger than that of chimps

Researchers have discovered a tiny difference in a particular regulator of gene activity that human brain is bigger than that of our closest living relative, the chimpanzee who have almost all of of the genes that we have.

Endangered chimps can disappear in our lifetime

Endangered chimps can disappear in our lifetime

Climate change has threatened the population of the planet's most endangered chimpanzee sub-species, researchers report.

Bid in New York to extend legal rights to chimps fails, again

Less than a month after a New York state appeals court ruled that chimpanzees do not have legal rights and cannot be released from captivity, a case involving a second chimp has been dismissed.

Bid in New York to extend legal rights to chimps fails, again

Less than a month after a New York state appeals court ruled that chimpanzees do not have legal rights and cannot be released from captivity, a case involving a second chimp has been dismissed.

Chimps prefer African, Indian tunes over strong beats of Western music

Researchers have claimed that chimpanzees prefer listening to the different rhythms of music from Africa and India over strong beats of Western music.

Young apes manage emotions like humans: Study

US researchers studying young bonobos in an African sanctuary have found striking similarities between the emotional development of the bonobos and that of children.

We owe our swimming style to apes!

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.

US to reduce chimpanzees` use in research

The US government has said it will substantially reduce the use of chimpanzees in biomedical research and send into retirement most of the 360 chimpanzees it currently owns or supports.

Pictures clicked by chimp to fetch 70,000 pounds

A collection of blurry photos taken by a chimp, touted as his "take on the world", is expected to fetch up to a whopping 70,000 pounds at an auction in London.

Dominant male chimps more likely to father offspring

Male chimps are quite choosy about forming coalitions when it comes to siring offspring, with dominant individuals more likely to become fathers and rise in rank.

Why humans are more susceptible to cancer

Georgia Tech’s Soojin Yi found that differences in certain DNA modifications, called methylation, might contribute to phenotypic changes.