Oct 1, 2014 by Sci-News.com

For the first time ever, an international team of primatologists has witnessed the spread of a new tool-use behavior in a wild population of chimpanzees. Young...

Sep 30, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Primate ecologist Dr Laura Marsh of the Global Conservation Institute in Santa Fe, NM, has described five new species of the genus Pithecia (saki monkeys)...

Sep 30, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists from the University of Auckland have found a large section of an East Polynesian sailing canoe dating to around 1400 CE on New Zealand’s...

Sep 30, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Bottlenose dolphins are magnetoreceptive animals, says new research reported in the journal Naturwissenschaften. A group of bottlenose dolphins in Xcaret,...

Sep 30, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to WWF’s Living Planet Report 2014, global wildlife populations have declined by 52 per cent in 40 years. Global wildlife populations have...

Sep 29, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The evidence comes from a team of U.S. scientists who found remnants of a prehistoric clash in a slab of rock at the Chinle Formation in New Mexico. The...

Sep 29, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists from Germany, Colombia and Panama led by Prof Andrew Crawford of the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota has described a new species...

Sep 27, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An analysis of about 3,000 stone tools from a 325,000-year-old archaeological site near the village of Nor Geghi in the Kotayk Province of Armenia challenges...

Sep 26, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Manchester University PhD student Alex Stephens and his colleagues have successfully synthesized a Star of David catenane – a star-shaped molecule...