primates
Contributors
Contributors
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 1, 2014
Meet some of the people featured in the June 2014 issue of The Scientist
Esteemed Primatologist Dies
Esteemed Primatologist Dies
Abby Olena | Feb 20, 2014
Alison Jolly, who discovered that females dominate social hierarchy in lemurs, has passed away at age 76.
Week in Review: October 28–November 1
Week in Review: October 28–November 1
Tracy Vence | Nov 1, 2013
Neuronal DNA variation; male hormone sparks mosquito egg production; pulvinar neurons aid primate snake detection; spiders and cryptic female choice
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Abby Olena | Nov 1, 2013
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Snakes on a Visual Plane
Snakes on a Visual Plane
Tracy Vence | Oct 28, 2013
Researchers detect neurons in the macaque brain that selectively respond to images of reptilian predators.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Tracy Vence | Oct 23, 2013
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes  
Yoav Gilad: Gene Regulator
Yoav Gilad: Gene Regulator
Chris Palmer | Oct 1, 2013
Professor, Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago. Age: 38
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Abby Olena | Sep 27, 2013
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
The Roots of Monogamy
The Roots of Monogamy
Dan Cossins | Jul 31, 2013
A new analysis suggests that infanticide drove the evolution of pair living in some primate species, though another study reaches a different conclusion.
Widening the Fertile Window
Widening the Fertile Window
Robert Martin | Jul 1, 2013
Women may be able to store viable sperm for longer than a week, thus contributing to apparent variability in pregnancy lengths.