Disease-causing viruses engage their hosts in ongoing arms races: positive selection for antiviral genes increases host fitness and survival, and viruses in turn select for mutations that counteract the antiviral host factors. 492 more words
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Chimps used for research by New York Blood Center face starvation on island in Liberia after payments pulled
CHIMPANZEE ISLAND, Liberia – Eleven chimpanzees rushed out from the bush and descended from trees to the shore, making jubilant sounds to greet the speed boat bringing food. 344 more words
(1980’s | academese | “leader of the pack,” “take-charge guy,” “macho man,” “dominant male”)
This expression takes advantage of the fact that we are animals and there is something very satisfying about showing direct analogies between human and animal behavior. 725 more words
Can a Bonobo Beat you at Pac-Man?
Bonobos are incredibly smart. They can build fires, cook meals, are sex positive and can even get pretty far in Pac-Man.