Ancient amputations tell remarkable stories of survival and care
A 33,000-year-old case of an amputated leg prompts comparisons to earlier Neandertal instances of amputation.
How the lives of mothers matter to offspring survival in wild primates
A paper by Matthew Zipple and coworkers finds that the survival of young primates depends on their mothers "well beyond the age of weaning".
Looking at the traces of wear on tools used by capuchin monkeys
Studying microscopic traces of wear on tools helps create a comparative body of data for early hominin use of tools.
Interview with Dr. Agustín Fuentes about primate cooperation and human origins
In this video I talk with the well-known primatologists about the ways that apes and monkeys can illuminate behaviors in our ancestors.