"00O made it!" There was some news to celebrate on Sept. 28 in the email chain of scientists who work at the Cayo Santiago Field Station. Cayo Santiago is a 38-acre tropical island off the coast of Puerto Rico and home to ...
The villagers of Tafi Atome, in Ghana's Volta Region, grew up listening to tales of their spiritual links to the 1,000 or so mona monkeys that inhabit the surrounding lush forest.
Today we opt for ballot boxes but humans have used numerous ways of voting to have their say throughout history. However, we're not the only ones living (or seeking to live) in a democratic society: a new study has suggested ...
Attorneys announced a settlement Monday in a lawsuit over who owns the copyright to selfie photographs taken by a monkey before a federal appeals court could answer the novel legal question.
First research to suggest scratching may have evolved as a communication tool to help social cohesion
Scratching is more than an itch—when it is sparked by stress, it appears to reduce aggression from others and lessen the chance of conflict.
Socrates is often quoted as having said, "I know that I know nothing." This ability to know what you know or don't know—and how confident you are in what you think you know—is called metacognition.
A monkey named Spiderman has died at a New York zoo after an unusually long life.
Two baby monkeys swung into view for the first time at the Los Angeles Zoo.