chimps

nasa

African Villagers Use Satellite Data to Help Save Wild Chimpanzees

NASA used to send chimps to space. Now, it’s satellites are helping save chimps on Earth.
Becky Ferreira
1.30.17
ANIMALS

The Surprising Similarities Between Whales and Primates

A whale biologist reports from the world’s biggest primatology conference.
Shane Gero
8.24.16
Internet

Why Research Chimps Were Abandoned in Liberia, According to Those Who Left Them

The New York Blood Center has responded to multiple cries for it to re-establish funding for the chimps it abandoned in Liberia by publishing a list of explanations.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.12.15
News

$150,000 Raised for Abandoned Research Chimps, But Will Only Last Six Months

The New York Blood Center maintains the chimps are not their responsibility.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.29.15
alcohol

Palm Wine: the Drink of Millions of People, and Some Chimps, Too

Palm wine is pretty fascinating.
Ben Richmond
6.11.15
News

The Last-Ditch Effort to Save Abandoned Lab Chimps from Starving

A crowdfunding campaign has raised nearly $90,000, but it will only go so far.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.5.15
News

These Chimps Helped Us Find a Hepatitis Vaccine. Now They've Been Left to Die

In March, the New York Blood Center pulled the funding for the chimp sanctuary where 66 of its retired research chimps live.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.29.15
video

Watch This Pissed-Off Chimp Take Down a Surveillance Drone

Curiosity killed the drone.
Rachel Pick
4.15.15
Motherboard Blog

Lice Are Evolving Faster Than Humans

Bow down before your new itchy overlords.
Michael Byrne
1.12.14
Motherboard Blog

Chimpanzees Enjoy Solving Puzzles Just as Much as Humans

If chimps could read, they'd probably enjoy crosswords.
Mat McDermott
3.1.13
motherboard show

No More Chimps: The NIH Needs to Find New Test Subjects

The age-old use of chimps as the proverbial guinea pigs in testing out new pharmaceuticals has been dealt a major blow.
Greg Thomas
1.23.13