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Wild and Captive Chimpanzees Share Personality Traits With Humans
A new study confirms early research by Jane Goodall, who first attributed such traits to chimps about 60 years ago.
Gut Bacteria Can Fluctuate With the Seasons
The discovery, in a study of hunter-gatherers in Africa, eventually may help scientists learn how modern diets have affected health.
Stitching Together Forests Can Help Save Species, Study Finds
As the world’s forests are carved up by roads and farms, the animals in them are vanishing. A simple fix may help.
Crusader Who Saved Elephants From Poachers Is Shot Dead in Tanzania
Wayne Lotter, who helped found an organization to combat poaching and the ivory trade, was killed when two men opened the door to his car and one of them shot him.
Only Six Nations Have Evaluated Readiness for Global Pandemic
A World Bank-sponsored study found that wealthy countries Finland, Saudi Arabia and the United States and poor nations Eritrea, Pakistan and Tanzania had gone through assessments.
Living Another Day, Thanks to Grandparents Who Couldn’t Sleep
Age-related changes in sleep patterns may have helped early humans survive by ensuring at least one person was always alert to nighttime threats.
Tanzania Bus Crash Kills 35, Including 32 Schoolchildren
The victims were on a trip to another school when the vehicle they were in plunged into a ravine in the northern tourist region of Arusha on Saturday.
After Torture, Ex-Detainee Is Still Captive of ‘The Darkness’
The United States subjected Suleiman Abdullah Salim to harsh tactics in a secret prison and held him without charge for years. He was found not to be a terrorist threat, but he pays a deep price to this day.
Wing Flap Confirmed as Malaysia Airlines Debris
The Boeing 777-200 part, found on a Tanzanian island, came from Flight 370, which mysteriously disappeared in March 2014, officials said.
Philanthropic Group Asks Rich Women for Work as Well as Money
In an unusual approach for a nonprofit, the Maverick Collective also asks its donors to give their time and expertise to the organizations they fund.
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