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War for the Planet of the Apes Review

Let me start by saying no apes were harmed during the making of this film. Remember that when you go see it, because even though the apes in this film look and sound real, they are, in fact, CGI. 447 more words

Reviews

Black and White Ruffed Lemur (Varecia variegata)

The black and white ruffed lemur is listed as critically endangered by the IUCN Red List, due to over 80% population decline over the past 21 years. 158 more words

Madagascar

Our "approach seems unlikely to scale to the broad range of limb movements"

I was looking at the grants currently funded by NIH, and found one related to our previous work:

BIOMIMETIC SOMATOSENSORY FEEDBACK THROUGH INTRACORTICALMICROSTIMULATION

My understanding is that NIH grants themselves are hidden from the public, and only a short description is available. 1,321 more words

Brain

Why Is This Guy Trying To Take Down Zola, Our Dancing Gorilla?

Last week, our very own Zola, a Dallas Zoo native went viral for epically enjoying his time in the swimming pool. In fact, he didn’t just like his pool, he loved it so much that he did a little dance while the cameras were rolling. 118 more words

Features

Diet of the Apes

By Kurt Belzer

There seems a continual battle of agendas between the vegetarian-vegan community and the carnivorous-omnivorous community about the use of our wild relatives as a template for a natural diet and about what a natural ape diet really comprises. 608 more words