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Toddlers And Chimpanzees Share A Surprising Unspoken Language

Toddlers And Chimpanzees Share A Surprising Unspoken Language

Prior to developing the capacity for speech, toddlers communicate their desires, demands and discontent using a diverse repertoire of physical gestures. As a new study shows, there’s a significant amount of overlap between the gestures employed by human children and those made by other ape species, a finding that’s casting…

Signs Of Alzheimer’s Detected In Brains Of Chimps For First Time

Signs Of Alzheimer’s Detected In Brains Of Chimps For First Time

Humans are the only animals known to develop Alzheimer’s disease, an age-related brain disorder that causes impaired cognitive functioning and other behavioural problems. Or at least, that’s what we thought. For the first time ever, researchers are claiming to have found signs of the disease in the brains of elderly…