June 26, 2013 The vast majority of the animals are used in studies of things like genetics and behavior. But in recent years, the scientific community has begun to feel even these studies are unnecessary.
May 7, 2012 What leads people to acts of violence and genocide? What triggers empathy and altruism? Duke evolutionary biologist Brian Hare and research scientist Vanessa Woods believe the answer may be found in the great ape known as the bonobo.
November 3, 2011 Animal-behavior science demonstrates that chimpanzees and birds are among the animals who can mentally project themselves into the past or the future. Video footage of a problem-solving crow highlights one astonishing example.