Primate can teach us a lot about what it means to be human—if we're careful.
As our closest living relatives, primates like monkeys and apes are intelligent, social animals that share a common heritage with humans. By understanding how they think and behave, LAS anthropology professor Paul Garber says we can "get a better sense of how we came to be the way we are."
A quarter century after being shunned as a radical, Carl Woese receives one of science's highest honors.
Penny Patterson has dedicated her life to studying Koko the gorilla in the hope of preserving a species.
Making the best of the worst budget news in the University's history.
Inspired by her sister, an LAS alumna uses science to make the world safer.
Around the College
- Putting Math into Pictures
- Birds are Natural Insect Controls in Tropical Forests
- A Colorful Sensor for Lead Paint
- Tracking a Dangerous Toxin
- Tai Chi May Benefit Older People
- Tiny Wasps Enlist Plants to Woo Mates
- Religious Differences Contribute to French-American Rift
- Global Warming Could Transform Illinois Climate
- Mystery of the Ancient Figurines
- Roll Out the Barrel Structure
- Mightier Than the Sword
- Activism May Help Those with AIDS Cope Better with Illness