Leading Japanese Primate Research Center is Closing
Leading Japanese Primate Research Center is Closing
Kyoto University is shuttering its Primate Research Institute after its director was dismissed for misuse of funding.
Leading Japanese Primate Research Center is Closing
Leading Japanese Primate Research Center is Closing

Kyoto University is shuttering its Primate Research Institute after its director was dismissed for misuse of funding.

Kyoto University is shuttering its Primate Research Institute after its director was dismissed for misuse of funding.

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The Extinct Species Within
The Extinct Species Within
Christie Wilcox | Aug 6, 2021
The genomes of living animals are littered with DNA from long-gone relatives, providing a lens on evolution, past extinctions, and perhaps even solutions to agricultural problems.
Image of the Day: Side Salad
Image of the Day: Side Salad
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 2, 2019
Bonobos eat their aquatic greens, perhaps to get their daily dose of iodine.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Amanda B. Keener | Sep 2, 2015
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Great Ape Microbiomes
Great Ape Microbiomes
Tracy Vence | Nov 6, 2014
Chimpanzees, bonobos, and gorillas harbor more microbial diversity in their guts than do humans, a study shows.
Are Apes as Empathetic as Humans?
Are Apes as Empathetic as Humans?
Shreya Dasgupta | Aug 12, 2014
In the absence of complex emotional bonds, humans and bonobos show similar empathy, according to a study.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Mar 27, 2014
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Mar 12, 2014
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
A Lot Like Humans
A Lot Like Humans
Tracy Vence | Oct 15, 2013
Scientists find that bonobos can form friendships and show concern for others.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Beth Marie Mole | Dec 5, 2012
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Embattled Ape Researcher Reinstated
Embattled Ape Researcher Reinstated
Dan Cossins | Nov 26, 2012
A controversial primate researcher is back at work after being cleared of endangering bonobos under her care, but critics are demanding an external enquiry.
Genome Digest
Hayley Dunning | Jun 28, 2012
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Behavior Brief
Megan Scudellari | Feb 21, 2012
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Behavior Brief
Bob Grant | Nov 10, 2011
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research