Posts Tagged ‘monkeys’

Animal Intelligence

Monday, May 5th, 2014
ravens, drongos, birds, intelligence, intelligent, animals, animal, red deer, domestication, pets

Does size matter for self control? Would ravens do well on Facebook? Are Czech deer still fighting the Cold War? Does niceness equal stupidity?

Terrestrial Orangutans?

Monday, February 17th, 2014
monkeys, primates, ground, arboreal, trees, Borneo

Are orangutans coming out of the trees in Borneo due to deforestation?

Will You Be Mine?

Friday, February 14th, 2014
valentines, valentine, mating, romance, love, animals, minks, spiders, sea slugs, bats, lyrebirds, mice, monkeys, birds, zoos

Learn what animals will do for love…

Friday Roundup

Friday, October 18th, 2013
communication, humans, elephants, monkeys, marmosets, African, pointing, conversation, polite, language, toothpicks, Homo, Neanderthal, current biology

This week’s offerings of science news headlines include smart elephants, polite marmosets and ancient toothpicks.

Ancient Primates

Friday, May 17th, 2013
primates, apes, hominoids, rift valley, Africa, old world, monkeys, nancy stevens

Two new primate fossils add to our family tree.

New Virus, Not Horror Film

Monday, July 18th, 2011

UC San Francisco scientists report on a new virus that jumped from monkey to human.

Baboon Girlfriends

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Researchers have found that female baboons with good girlfriends live longer.

Therapy for Color Blindness

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Gene therapy has proven to cure color blindness in squirrel monkeys. Can the same process work for humans?

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