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Scientists Learn How to Speak Monkey

By Gary Cutlack on at

Scientists have learned how to speak monkey. Researchers at Durham University claim to have translated 450 regular "words" used by an ape species in Thailand, used to signal dangers and chat about what insects they fancy for dins.

Why Don’t We Look Like Monkeys?

By Sam Gibbs on at

Simple -- evolution of course. But new research now suggests that the reason humans and apes don’t look alike in the face is down to facial expressions. We have plain faces, without varying colour and with less hair poking out everywhere, because it helps us track the complex facial contortions we use for communication.