Ancient frescoes suggest Europe and south Asia had trade links as long as 3,600 years ago.
Capuchin monkeys in Brazil use big stones to crush the shells of nuts they want to eat. An experiment in the field investigated how these monkeys prepare to use new, unfamiliar tools.
The rise and fall of monkeys in ancient Europe should remind us of our own species' precarious relationship with changing climates.
The way of life primates have evolved to live cannot be replicated in a human home.
New research suggests that even ecologically flexible baboons could be at significant risk of habitat loss and endangerment from anthropogenic climate change.
Colombian researchers hope to revive an endangered species by rehabilitating monkeys confiscated from smugglers. The captive animals' struggles show that survival is not guaranteed.
It's time programmers looked out old computer text adventures like Zork and Colossal Cave from the 1970s and 1980s.
Using real apes and monkeys as actors in film and TV encourages people to see them as pets.
A disease suspected to be monkeypox is on the rampage in Nigeria. In less than one month, it has spread to seven of the country's 36 states and infected 31 people.
Digital and animal cultures pose a profound challenge to the law’s recognition of human uniqueness.
Our secret? We're better at sharing our ideas.
Our closest relatives are being wiped out and it's all our fault.
Without research on primates, we wouldn't be able to understand the human brain – or repair it.
Because primates have relationships too you know.
New research shows macaques can show autism-like behaviour.
The Mexican artist Frida Kahlo kept monkeys as pets and painted them often. They symbolised the children she couldn't have and were worshipped as gods of fertility in Aztec times.
There must be some evolutionary force acting to maintain this visual 'defect'.
A number of monkey species eat rough leaves, soils and charcoal to treat or prevent diseases.
The iconic southern African Chacma baboon is in danger. The species is facing a population decline.
Animalisation remains a malicious and effective form of dehumanisation. Simianisation is a version of this strategy, which historically manifested a lethal combination of sexism and racism.