Chimps And Bonobos Track Eye Gaze Like Humans

Chimpanzees and bonobos share the contrasting color pattern seen in human eyes, which makes it easy for them to detect the direction of someone’s gaze from a distance.

Aggression Gene Amped Up In Humans And Chimps

A gene regulating the fight-or-flight response is more active in humans and chimpanzees than more peaceful primates, researchers say.

Chinese Scientists Successfully Clone Macaques

The twin macaques, named Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, are the first primates to be cloned using somatic cell nuclear transfer.

So Cute! Baby Monkeys Reveal The Significance of Smiles

The spontaneous smiles of sleeping baby macaques reveal the evolutionary origin of smiles and laughter, a new study shows.

What Goes Through The Brains Of Swinging Monkeys

Humans possess two distinct sets of neurons that help us sense linear and rotational movement, but macaques have a third set that responds to curved motion.

7 Must-Read Stories In October 2015

From driverless cars to liquid microfluidics sensors, research from Singapore is heavily featured in our top articles published in October 2015.

Sperm Grown On Mice Produce Live Monkeys

Six healthy monkeys have been born using sperm grown from testis tissue transplanted onto the backs of mice.

Like Humans, Apes Also Cannot ‘Unsee’

By modifying eye-tracking technology, researchers have shown that apes can remember and anticipate sequences from movies.

Surprise Split In Population Of Monkey Malaria Parasite

Monkey malaria is on the rise in Malaysia, possibly driven by two divergent strains of the mosquito-borne parasite.

Monkeys Use Stone Tools To Crack Shellfish

Most Burmese long-tailed macaques are able to use stone tools to crack open shellfish, study shows.