Monkey

Human Brains “Evolve,” Become Less Monkey-Like With Age

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: July 12, 2010   View Article

Brain regions that grow the most outside the womb are the same areas that expanded the most during evolution from monkeys to humans, a new study says.

As the human brain matures, it expands in a “strikingly nonuniform” fashion, according to researchers who compared MRI scans of 12 infant brains with scans of 12 young adult brains.

Animal Photos Weekly: Baby Monkey, Beautiful Goat, More

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: November 5, 2008   View Article

Captions for photos of animals in the news. Shots include a baby colobus monkey, an English bulldog, the “most beautiful” goat, a panda bear checkup, and a doggie soup kitchen.

Animals Photo Weekly: Bubble Blowing Beluga, More

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: July 30, 2008   View Article

Captions for photos of animals in the news around the world. Shots include a bubble blowing beluga whale in Japan, a giant panda cub in China, hippos in Zambia, a three-month old black howler monkey at the Edinburgh Zoo, and a baby chimp at the Knoxville Zoo in Tennessee.

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