Chimps recoil from food placed near soft, moist objects

Researchers from Kyoto University’s Primate Research Institute set up a experiments to test how exposure to contaminants influences chimps’ feeding choices based on different sensory cues.
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Budweiser beer maker Anheuser-Busch has reserved 40 Tesla Inc all-electric Semi trucks as it seeks to reduce fuel costs and vehicle emissions, the brewer said on Thursday.
People are paying friends, family and firms through their social media apps.
Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology stories.
The temporary 'living tattoos' developed by MIT researchers can twist and stretch with the natural movements of the body, and could one day allow for wearables that sense potential hazards.
Budweiser beer maker Anheuser-Busch has reserved 40 Tesla Inc all-electric Semi trucks as it seeks to reduce fuel costs and vehicle emissions, the brewer said on Thursday.
Young people are taking out loans to pay for fees without effective help or advice, a watchdog says.
Using the internet, we can prepare for appointments, or follow up on issues. But not everyone is keen on patients using the internet this way. Two psychology experts explain how to get round this.
A stunning new video has revealed a look inside the Wendelstein 7-X ‘stellarator’ fusion reactor in Greifswald, Germany. The device is the largest of its kind in the world.
Controversial new research from a paediatrician claims that babies left to sleep alone for the first three years of their life find it harder to bond with their mothers, and damages development of t
Researchers from the University of Rochester found that delivering tiny electrical currents to the premotor cortex of monkeys can essentially provide ‘instructions’ that guide their movements.
Narwhals show a "costly" response to threats, raising concerns over how they will respond to increased human contact.
Researchers from the Charité-Medical University in Berlin believe people's internal body clocks likely act as tumour suppressors. Someone is diagnosed with cancer every two minutes in the UK.
Dolphins communicate through unique clicks and now scientists from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego have created an algorithm that can decipher these calls.
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute in Jena, Germany, suggest that early humans began crossing to Eurasia as early as 120,000 years ago.
On Twitter, Vine founder Don Hofmann shared an image of what appears to be a logo in the same style and color of the original Vine, with the simple message: V2.
Men from Glasgow should probably look away as the gadget, which uses ONS statistics, shows they have the shortest life expectancy across the home nations at 73.4 years old.
Direct, which is still just a test, will start rolling out today in six test countries – Chile, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Turkey and Uruguay, today. The app allows users to send photos and messages
Orbital Micro Systems' demonstration weather satellite should pave the way for a network in the sky.
The new study, published by a team of scientists including University College London, gives details about the emergence of large galaxies in the early stages of the universe.
Researchers from the University of St Andrews believe experienced birds may not want to spend time making deep hooks as they also break more easily when inserted into small holes.
Asgardia has arrived to low-Earth orbit after detaching from the ISS yesterday, carrying half a terabyte of data to establish ‘sovereign territory’ for its 152,000 citizens.
Researchers from Osaka University in Japan have unearthed ancient scrolls about a blood-red sky over east-Asia 300 years and found that it was caused by the biggest solar storm in history.
Older adults were asked to either learn how to play the piano or complete quests on Super Mario 64 for half an hour each day in the Université de Montréal study.
Men from Glasgow should probably look away as the gadget, which uses ONS statistics, shows they have the shortest life expectancy across the home nations at 73.4 years old.
You can track Santa's progress with the Colorado Springs-based North American Aerospace Defence Command website when he leaves his toy factory in the North Pole.
The digital currency has seen its value more than double in the last month in a volatile journey.
Researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered that green shore crabs are able to ‘eat’ by absorbing nutrients across their gills. It may help them survive harsh environments.
Researchers from New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science and the University of Colorado have named the fossil of a Horseshoe Crab fossil after Darth Vader.
Sound engineers from San Francisco-based firm Charles M. Salter Associates, explored the mechanism of exploding eggs as part of expert witness testimony (stock image).
The amazing footage shows Captain Dave Wallsworth bringing A380 'The Princess' in to Johannesburg, with on-screen graphics explaining the commands he's issuing.
2017's top trending video worldwide was a performance from the bizarre Asian TV show 'The Mask Singer'. Ed Sheeran's carpool karaoke (pictured) came in at number 5.
The nail-biting footage shows a pike grabbing a grebe and slowly yanking it underwater in a river in Zegveld, the Netherlands.Onlookers intervened in the battle by throwing a stick at the fish.
UK YouTuber Daniel Middleton, who goes by DanTDM, earned the most money this year, according to Forbes.
Researchers at NorthShore University, based in Evanston, Illinois, made the findings after conducting a genome-wide association study of around 2,300 men (stock image).

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