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Chimpanzees too are influenced by marketing spin's positive-negative framing
Chimpanzees too are influenced by marketing spin's positive-negative framing

A new research has revealed that humans aren't the only species to be influenced by marketing spin, closest primate relatives, like apes and chimpanzees, are susceptible, too.

Boy moms 25 percent more 'social' than daughter moms among chimps
Boy moms 25 percent more 'social' than daughter moms among chimps

 A new study has revealed that mothers of sons are about 25 percent more outgoing than mothers of daughters among chimpanzees.

Chimps plan for a good early breakfast
Chimps plan for a good early breakfast

Chimpanzees plan ahead, and sometimes take dangerous risks, to get a good breakfast, scientists say.

Gibbon take: DNA study reveals king of the swingers
Gibbon take: DNA study reveals king of the swingers

Scientists Wednesday said they have unravelled the genetic code of the gibbon, shedding light on one of the most enigmatic members of the ape family.

Genes, not environment, make some chimps smarter

Just like humans, some chimpanzees are smarter than others, and about half of that variation in intelligence depends on the genes that individuals carry and pass on from one generation to the next, says a study.

No pop please: Chimps like Indian music

Chimpanzees prefer silence to music from the West, but like to listen to the different rhythms of music from Africa and India, says a study.

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.

Chimps outsmart kids at computer games

A new study has revealed that chimpanzees are better at computer games than children.

Lost in the wild? Chimps can show you the way

If you ever get lost in a rain forest, don`t fret. Just use your gestures to ask a chimp in the jungle, and it may help you find food or even your way home, a study suggests.

Chimps use gestures to communicate during food hunting

Researchers have claimed that chimpanzees are capable of using gestures to communicate as they pursue specific goals, like finding a hidden piece of food.

Chimps use long-term memory to forage for food

A team of scientists have determined that chimpanzees use long-term memory for remembering the size and location of fruit trees and feeding experiences from previous seasons using a memory window that can be from two months to three years ago.

Chimps` `memory better than humans`

A study by a Japanese researcher has revealed that Chimpanzees are brainier that humans.

Geniuses exist among non-humans too

A series of tests examining intelligence in chimps have found that some apes are much smarter than others.

Chimps too possess ability to understand language

Speech perception is not a uniquely human trait, chimps may have the ability to understand language too - humans just get more practice, a new study has revealed.

Our genome more closely related to orangutans than chimps

Some regions of our genomes are more alike than those of our closest living relative, the chimpanzee.

Our genome more closely related to orangutans than chimps

Some regions of our genomes are more alike than those of our closest living relative, the chimpanzee.

Like humans, chimps too prefer using their right hands

Humans are not the only species to prefer to use their right hand - chimpanzees also share the trait.

Study may solve case of the killer chimps

Chimps kill their neighbours in order to expand their territory.

Chimps intelligent enough to appreciate a full pint

New research has shown that chimpanzees are intelligent enough to appreciate how big a pint of liquid is, or the volume of any other measure.

Study reveals why chimps can`t chat

A mutation in a gene might help explain why chimps, our nearest relative, don``t talk, claim scientists.