UCLA researcher discovers menopause in wild chimpanzees

Menopause supported by demographics and hormonal data in wild chimpanzees.

Our shoulders and elbows have first evolved as a natural braking system for our primate ancestors

Study introduces ‘downclimbing’ from trees as a driver in early-human evolution.

The sounds of chimpanzees are combined to convey new meanings

Chimpanzees use call combinations and compositional processing to communicate.

Humans can recognize and understand chimpanzee and bonobo gestures

Humans retain an understanding of gestures made by other great apes, even though we no longer use them ourselves, according to a study by...

Scientists discovered a rare heart bone in chimpanzees

Wild chimpanzees are imperiled, and cardiovascular disease is very common in this species. Understanding their hearts is vital in making medical advances and dealing...

Chimpanzees spontaneously dance to music

Sound also induces rhythmic swaying in chimpanzees.

Study reveals similarities in human, chimpanzee, and bonobo eye colour patterns

Studies have suggested that the contrast between the white of human eyes – known as the sclerae – and the colorful irises allows others...

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