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Primate

Gorilla experts' course focuses on fathering

Fatherhood has a higher profile at the University of Arizona these days, thanks to a pair of gorilla gurus.

June 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Meet your distant cousin: Tiny hyperactive primate

WASHINGTON — New fossil evidence of the earliest complete skeleton of an ancient primate suggests it was a hyperactive, wide-eyed creature so small you could hold a couple of them in your hand — if only they would stay still long enough.

June 05, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…
History of American Spaceflight

History of American Spaceflight

Ham, also known as Ham the Chimp, was the first higher primate launched into outer space on January 31, 1961. Ham is shown on the deck of the rescue ship after his capsule splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean on January 31. Ham's journey started when he was secured in a Project Mercury capsul…

July 28, 2012 3:43 pmLoading…

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