A moving video of an orphaned baby chimpanzee cuddling up to his rescue pilot tugged at the heartstrings of thousands of viewers.
Chinese scientists have cloned monkeys using the same technique that produced Dolly the sheep two decades ago, breaking a technical barrier that could open the door to copying humans.
Research suggests dogs and monkeys can identify kindness in humans.
Technology that has allowed paralysed monkeys to walk again for the first time, could be used on humans within a decade. The
I became really interested in the subject of failure when I was watching my daughter make the transformation from a child unfettered by the constraints of grown-up measurement to one consumed by anxiety over GCSE exams - from glorious freedom of imagination to a dread of failure.
If an animal takes a selfie, does it own the rights? While this may sound like a modern day riddle, it is in fact a question that a Californian court had to consider after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) took issue with a Welsh photographer's picture of a monkey.
A macaque has lost the battle for copyright of its selfie photographs after a judge declared the act cannot be extended to