Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 18:04
A six-million-year-old fossilised cranium of a juvenile ape has been unearthed in southwest China and paleontologists believe that it may help unravel the mystery of human origin and its Asian links.
Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 14:59
For decades, the movement of an ancient ape species called Oreopithecus has been a matter of debate for scientists. Did it walk like a human or did it swing through the trees like other apes?
Last Updated: Sunday, July 07, 2013, 16:17
Researchers have sequenced the most comprehensive catalogue of great-ape genome diversity ever, offering insight into the primate evolution.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 14:49
Planet of the apes! German researchers have developed a new monkey robot that could someday be sent to the Moon to explore the lunar landscape.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 01, 2013, 10:59
Scientists who studied the feet of 398 visitors to the Boston Museum of Science have revealed that one in thirteen people have flexible ape -like feet.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 05, 2013, 20:20
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 02, 2013, 14:02
The fossil specimen of an ape skeleton, which was unearthed in Spain in 2002, has been assigned to a new genus and species, Pierolapithecus catalaunicus.
Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 17:43
A part-human and part-ape-like creature that existed two million years ago in South Africa, had a pigeon-toed gait, human-like front teeth, and was an able climber, new research has found.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 17:02
An FBI dog, who died after taking a bullet from a gunman in shooting rampage, will be honoured at agency`s headquarters with his name being inscribed on a wall for canines killed in line of duty.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 10:07
With her hairy face and body, jutting jaw and other deformities, Julia Pastrana became known as "ape woman".
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 18:29
A 24-year-old woman was critically injured here after a man inserted an iron rod into her mouth during a rape attempt, police said Tuesday.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 22, 2012, 16:32
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday directed Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to ensure sense of security in Delhi.
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