Planet of the Apes? Talking apes may soon be a reality now
Planet of the Apes? Talking apes may soon be a reality now

 A new study reveals that apes might be closer to speaking than many scientists thought.

Apes may be closer to speaking than believed
Apes may be closer to speaking than believed

Scientists have found that gorillas can learn new vocal and breathing-related behaviours, a finding that may change the perception that humans are the only primates with the capacity for speech.

Apes may learn behaviour needed for human speech
Apes may learn behaviour needed for human speech

Challenging the perception that humans are the only primates with the capacity for speech, new research has found that gorillas too can learn new vocal and breathing-related behaviours -- key requirements for human speech.

Rhino horn more valuable than gold, diamonds
Rhino horn more valuable than gold, diamonds

 Rhinoceros horn fetches poachers more than what one gets from comparable weight of gold or diamonds, a critical factor that is driving the extinction of one of the world's largest herbivores, says a new study.

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.

Gorilla origins of two AIDS virus lineages confirmed: Study

Two of the four known groups of human AIDS viruses originated in western lowland gorillas in Cameroon, scientists said.

Decoded: How human colour vision evolved

Who got the colour vision first, humans or chimpanzees? According to biologists from Georgia-based Emory University, humans actually got the ability to see colours from gorillas and chimpanzees in the evolution process.

New cricket match altitude record set on `roof of Africa`
New cricket match altitude record set on `roof of Africa`

A group of international cricketers on Friday set a new record for the highest-ever match with a lung busting effort at the top of Kilimanjaro.

Gorillas grin to reassure playmates

Gorillas flash their teeth to let their friends know that they do not intend to harm them during play, scientists have discovered.

Just like humans, chimps and gorillas age gracefully

Chimps, gorillas and other primates grow old gracefully much like humans, according to a new study.

Gorillas transmitted malaria to humans

A new research reveals Gorillas first transmitted malaria parasite to humans thousands of years ago.

Gorillas transmitted malaria to humans

A new research reveals Gorillas first transmitted malaria parasite to humans thousands of years ago.

Gorillas can reinfect humans with malaria even after eradication

A malignant malaria parasite that infects humans comes from another closely related bug, found in equatorial African chimpanzees and gorillas, which could complicate its eradication, says a new study.

Gorillas can reinfect humans with malaria even after eradication

A malignant malaria parasite that infects humans comes from another closely related bug, found in equatorial African chimpanzees and gorillas, which could complicate its eradication, says a new study.

Global warming may push gorillas, monkeys to extinction

Global warming-induced indigestion could threaten the existence of mountain gorillas and other leaf-eating primates, suggests a new study.