Monkeys using stones to crack open nuts generate many stone flakes accidentally that look exactly like the ones archaeologists have long thought early humans made intentionally as tools. Oops.
After people evacuated their homes following a nuclear disaster in the Japanese prefecture, nature started to reclaim the space. The humans are trying to return, but it's an uneasy coexistence.
Compared with monkeys, humans have a brain that is extremely sensitive to a sound's pitch. And that may reflect our exposure to speech and music.
A brain imaging study of grown-ups hints at how children learn that "dog" and "fog" have different meanings, even though they sound so much alike.
A team of researchers has produced two macaque monkey clones using a technique called somatic cell nuclear transfer. It's a first for primates. The advance could hasten research into human diseases.
You might think a monkey is making a friendly face. The monkey, however, might have a very different message in mind.
An enterprise-minded ecologist from England is helping endangered brown-headed spider monkeys in Ecuador by connecting their preservation to high-end chocolate.
Some 100 pig-tailed macaques reportedly stormed into a temple and destroyed documents that are to be used in an upcoming national vote.
A monkey stumbled into the largest hydropower station in East Africa and managed to set off a chain reaction that caused a countrywide blackout lasting more than three hours.
Macaque monkeys born at the top of society live like royalty. The new film from Disneynature follows a monkey born at the bottom of the pile who struggles to makes a better life for her family.