Scientists at the Universities of St Andrews and Edinburgh have discovered the functions of the area of the brain in which Alzheimer’s begins, offering hope for the development of future treatments.
A new cutting-edge research facility for advancing scientific knowledge on chimpanzee cognition and behaviour officially launched today (Monday 7 October) at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo.
Apes understand what others see and believe, a skill previously believed to be unique to humans, according to new research from the University of St Andrews.
New research, led by scientists from the University of St Andrews and Indianapolis Zoo, shows that great apes can control their voice in a similar way to humans, giving a unique insight into the evolution of language.
One of the most influential cognitive primatologists in the world, from the University of St Andrews, is elected as a Fellow of the prestigious British Academy.