All Chimpanzees Are Now Classified as Endangered—40 Years Too Late
The U.S. government classifies all chimpanzees as endangered, after decades of stalling.
Do Chimpanzees Unconsciously Synchronize Their Behavior Too?
Human behaviors sync up when we hang out, and new research shows that other social animals might unconsciously mimic their peers as well.
The Frustrating Hunt for the Genes That Make Us Human
Researchers are finding many genes unique to our species, but so far they reveal little about our most human traits.
Seeking a Citizens United Victory for Chimpanzees
A series of lawsuits attempting to establish legal personhood for chimpanzees has been unleashed in New York. While its backers cite precedents like slavery and gay rights in their pleadings, perhaps an example from the boardroom is in order.