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Rather than focusing on how similar humans are to chimpanzees, can more be learned by examining how we're different?
A study in Nature finds that gorillas are more like humans than previously thought.
Ira talks with primatologist Jane Goodall, 50 years after her first encounters with the chimpanzees of the Gombe.
There's research on whales singing and birds dancing, but what about monkeys and apes? In this segment, we'll look at the musical abilities of our fellow primates.
Dian Fossey’s classic account of her fieldwork is on the reading list this month.
Researchers say artificial sweeteners may alter the microbiome and the body’s ab...
Scientists are uncovering the importance of the plant microbiome for fighting of...
We'll learn about new studies that take a census of just what lives inside your ...
The microbes in your gut may help determine if you are thin or obese.
Sinuses, too, are healthier when populated by a diverse colony of bugs.
Researchers discuss how the microbiome might play a role in anxiety, depression, and autism.