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Mother chimps crucial for offspring's social skills

Moms of boys more social in chimpanzees

Watching adult males in action may help youngsters prepare Nearly four decades of observations of Tanzanian chimpanzees has revealed that the mothers of sons are about 25 percent more social […]


As elephants go, so go the trees

Research shows hunting can have catastrophic effects on tropical forests Overhunting has been disastrous for elephants, but their forest habitats have also been caught in the crossfire. A first-of-its-kind study […]


Less Sex + More Greens = A Longer Life

Doctors tell us that the frenzied pace of the modern 24-hour lifestyle — in which we struggle to juggle work commitments with the demands of family and daily life — […]