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Chimps too nurture ’social traditions’


August 29th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Research on chimps never ceases to surprise us -- the latest one, for instance, says that they are not only capable of learning from one another ... Read more...

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Brain wiring gave humans edge over chimps


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) It wasn't a bigger brain but a more sophisticated wiring that gave humans the edge to evolve beyond their closest cousins, the chimps, says a new ... Read more...

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‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’ - drifting into mediocrity (IANS Movie Review)


July 28th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Directors: Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier; Voiceovers: Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo; Rating: **What do you do when a film franchise has run its course to such an extent that there's ... Read more...

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Chimp attack victim Charla Nash talks about her face transplant


February 29th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Charla Nash has spoken about her recovery following the milestone procedure which was conducted by doctors to restore some of her life. The 58-year-old was left blind ... Read more...

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Chimps likely to warn groups unaware of dangers


December 30th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Animals are known to sound alarm calls when predators are around, particularly when their kin are present, reveals a study.But when chimps spot a snake, they ... Read more...

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‘Hangover II’ - nursing a bad hangover (IANS Movie Review - Rating: **)


May 27th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Review: "Hangover II"; Cast: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong and Paul Giamatti; Director: Todd Phillips; Rating: **"Hangover II" is a unique film in ... Read more...

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Chimpanzees have repertoire of gestures for chatting


May 8th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Chimpanzees rely on more than twice the number of gestures to chat with one another than previously thought, scientists say. They have at least 66 different ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chimps lose out by ‘aping dominant member of the group’


April 24th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A Georgia State University researcher has hinted that a chimpanzee is unable to use its own initiative to gain the best possible reward if it behaves differently from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Like humans, chimps too give birth to backward-facing babies


April 20th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): The pattern of childbirth, long thought to be a unique feature to humans - the arrival of the baby facing backwards relative to its mother - has now ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How man, but not chimp, evolved to have spike-free penis


March 10th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Sex would be a very different, not to mention painful, proposition had man not evolved to lose spikes that once existed on the male penis.Researchers at Stanford University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Language makes humans smarter than chimps


February 8th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): With extensive systems of governance and global cooperative networks in place, we probably think we are expert co-operators when compared with other animals or even relative primates, such ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chimp mums ‘mourn their dead infants’


February 1st, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists have revealed for the first time that female chimpanzees mourn their dead infants.According to researchers, chimpanzee mothers establish close physical relationships with their young, carrying them for ... Read more...

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In chimps, as in humans, faces are personality billboards


January 24th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): People can read a chimpanzee's face and tell if the animal is dominant and physically active, according to a new study.A research team, led by psychologist Robert Ward ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

It’s natural for girls to play with dolls and boys to like guns


December 21st, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Girls like to play with dolls and boys love guns because they're programmed to do so, not due to social conditioning, suggests a new study.Scientists have found that ... Read more...

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Jackson’s clothes fetch millions at auction


December 7th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Late pop legend Michael Jackson's clothes including a fedora hat and glove have reportedly been sold for over $400,000 at auction.The items, the fedora which sold for ... Read more...

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Dancing With The Stars: Bristol Palin back in the reckoning, Brandy aces the show


October 27th, 2010 - 3:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bristol Palin gave her best performance yet on the “Dancing With The Stars” show on Monday.Bristol who is the daughter of American politician, Sarah Palin performed ... Read more...

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Escaped Pet Chimpanzee Attacks Police Car, Terrifies KC, Missouri


October 21st, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A chimpanzee which weighed at least 300 pounds recently reeked havoc in Kansas City was apparently the pet of a nearby citizen of the Missouri town which had ... Read more...

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Star of PG Tea adverts - Chimp Jilloch dies at the age of 34 years


October 19th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jilloch, the chimpanzee that was involved in Britain’s long running campaign has died at the age of 34.The animal died of heart attack on Sunday.Jilloch was kept ... Read more...

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Untold story of Michael Jackson and his pet chimp to be aired


October 15th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Late singer Michael Jackson shared a special bond with his pet chimpanzee Bubbles. A special programme telling the story of their friendship is set to ... Read more...

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‘Charlie the Smoking Chimp’ dies at 52


October 7th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 07 (ANI): 'Charlie the Smoking Chimp' who was addicted to smoking cigarettes has died from old age.The chimpanzee was famous for his habit, picked up from visitors to his South ... Read more...

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Jimmy - the painting chimp creates a sensation at the Brazilian zoo


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A chimpanzee in a Brazilian zoo is in the limelight for his extremely good painting abilities. Scores of visitors who have heard about his unusual talent have ... Read more...

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MJ was ‘crazy’ about Bubbles the Ape


September 20th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 20 (ANI): Michael Jackson's biographer has revealed how the relationship between the King of Pop went 'bananas' over Bubbles-the monkey."You actually felt Bubbles was a kid in a monkey ... Read more...

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MJ ‘talked to pet chimp Bubbles in special language’


September 15th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): Michael Jackson would talk to his pet chimp Bubbles in a special language.A shocking new documentary about the King of Pop's personal life revealed extraordinary details ... Read more...

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MJ only trusted his pet chimp Bubbles


September 15th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 15 (ANI): King of Pop Michael Jackson's sister La Toya has revealed that the late singer only trusted his pet chimpanzee Bubbles.The Thriller singer became more and more dependent ... Read more...

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How human laughter is different from that of apes


July 21st, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Scientists have unveiled how human laughter is different from that of apes.Human laughter, as we know, is unique and different than other animals-this is down to our unique ... Read more...

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MJ ‘wanted op to make pet chimp Bubbles talk’


July 11th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): Michael Jackson spent thousands of pounds trying to get leading throat specialists to implant vocal chords into his pet chimp Bubbles, it has been revealed."Michael always wanted ... Read more...

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Andy Serkis joins Freida Pinto in Planet Of The Apes prequel


July 1st, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Andy Serkis, who starred as Gollum in The Lord Of The Rings films and as Kong in King Kong, has been cast in the Planet Of The Apes ... Read more...

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Some males react to competition like chimps


June 29th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Prior to competition, an average man experiences hormonal changes similar to a passive bonobo, a dwarf chimp species, and a "status-striving" man undergoes changes similar to a chimpanzee, ... Read more...

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Just like humans, star-struck chimps too look up to their heroes


June 25th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): Scientists has found that humans are not alone in their obsession with celebrities; chimps too look up to those they consider more prestigious in their group.The researchers, from ... Read more...

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La Toya Jackson Meets Her Brother’s Former Pet Bubbles In Florida Sanctuary


June 24th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) La Toya Jackson, the elder sister of Michael Jackson, was overwhelmed with emotions when she meet Bubbles, the former pet of the King of Pop.The ... Read more...

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Human bite stronger than ape’s


June 23rd, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 23 (IANS) The human bite is more powerful than that of a typical ape, says an Australian study. Researchers found that humans can achieve relatively high bite forces using less-powerful jaw ... Read more...

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Chimpanzees kill for territory


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Bands of chimpanzees violently kill others from rival groups in a bid to expand their own territory, says a new research which provides the first definitive evidence for ... Read more...

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Chimp Attack Victim Sad Over Death of Friend (Chimp Owner)


May 27th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Charla Nash, who was left disfigured, and blind with no hands after the attack of 'Travis' a 200 pound chimpanzee, has received more disheartening news. The owner ... Read more...

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Chimp Attack Victim Sad For Friend


May 27th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Hartford, May 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Charla Nash the victim of a brutal chimpanzee attack last year that left her face and hand badly mauled and her eyes blinded told during ... Read more...

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Chimp attack victim Charla Nash is sad over Sandra Herold’s death


May 27th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hartford, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chimp attack victim Charla Nash who was mauled badly by Travis, is sad that Sandra Herold has died. Travis was a chimp, who was owned by Sandra ... Read more...

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