All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘apes’

This Robot Ape Can Walk, Balance And Terrify

If the prospect of either an ape uprising or a “rise of the machines” scenario keeps you up at night, don’t watch these videos. They will only open your eyes to the very real possibility of an uprising of the ape machines. Yes, they’re making robotic apes that can walk and balance like the real thing. And by “they,” I …

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Apes Like SlapStick Humor, Says Researcher

A new study recently published in the journal Evolution & Human Behavior shows that laughter plays an important role in primate social bonding. Researchers formed “laughter groups” of people to demonstrate that laughter can increase the size of the social group that can bond at the same time. In the course of the research, however, it was also discovered that …

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