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Lefties aren’t as weird as you might think
When and why did humans choose right handedness as the more popular trait? William Hopkins wants to know.
COVID-19 is interrupting lab animal research, sometimes fatally
Scientists across the country have needed to abruptly halt their work, leaving research animals in limbo.
Monkey mouth sounds could push the evolution of speech back by 27 million years
Only humans have full language, but whether primates had any of language’s key elements is still hotly debated.
Five reasons to celebrate Colobus Day
Gorillas can be cliquey, too. Here’s what that says about our own social lives.
Social hierarchies may predate humans.
These tiny tree shrews can handle hotter peppers than you
And now we know why they can handle the heat
Koko, the beloved gorilla who communicated through sign-language, dies at age 46
Remembering, as Koko once put it, a 'fine-gorilla-person.'
Cuddling up may keep red-bellied lemurs healthy
Hugging spreads microbes, and microbes are (usually) good for you.
These monkeys avoid sick friends by sniffing their poo
Mandrills, they're just like us!
How Your Spit Evolved
Rapidly, to account for humans' changing diets, according to a new gene study