Primates


Primates didn't Start out with Large Brains

Primates didn't Start out with Large Brains

Brain specialization such as improved vision preceded the development of large brains in primates, our closest cousins, confir...

Aug 12 2016, 7:04pm CDT

Researchers Map Brain Development in Primates

Researchers Map Brain Development in Primates

Researchers have created a comprehensive molecular atlas of brain development in non-human primate that could shed crucial lig...

Jul 17 2016, 1:35am CDT

Birds Have More Neurons in Their Brains Than Mammals or Primates

Birds Have More Neurons in Their Brains Than Mammals or Primates

Research shows that some birds like parrots and songbirds have more brain matter than mammalian species....

Jun 14 2016, 6:55am CDT

New Fossils Reveal Primates Stressed by Ancient Climate Change

Ancient Primates Also Stressed Out by Climate Change

Certain fossils have shown that Asian primates lived high stress lives in the prehistoric past. They had a tough time just stay...

May 6 2016, 1:59am CDT

Dog and primate

Dogs and Some Primates Sense Earth’s Magnetic Field with Molecule in Their Eyes

A team of researchers from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, the Goethe University Frankfurt, and the Universities of D...

Feb 24 2016, 5:54am CST