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04.04.11

The hormonal correlations of socio-sexual behaviors in female mountain gorillas

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By Sosthene Habumuremyi

The overall goal of this study is to investigate the hormonal correlates of socio-sexual behaviors in female mountain gorillas. Specifically, we want to understand the variation observed in mating strategies and fertility parameters among female mountain gorillas. By using hormonal data, we want to know if this variation is governed by internalmore » “The hormonal correlations of socio-sexual behaviors in female mountain gorillas”
01.13.11

New Video: Anne Pusey @ CalAcademy

The Leakey Foundation, Video
On October 15, 2010, The Leakey Foundation and California Academy of Sciences partnered to bring you Dr. Anne Pusey, in celebration of 50 years of continuous study and Gombe Stream Reserve in Tanzania. In this lecture, Pusey discusses her research conducted at Gombe and shares rarely seen archival photographs, video and recent stories of the Gombe chimpanzees. The Gombe Streammore » “New Video: Anne Pusey @ CalAcademy”
12.14.10

Wonderfest 2010: How Did Evolution Shape Human Behavior?

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In November, Stanford University and UC Berkeley were home to the 12th Annual Bay Area Festival of Science, aptly named Wonderfest. Two Leakey Foundation Grantees, Henry Gilbert, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at CSU East Bay and David DeGusta, former Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Stanford, were featured speakers. They jointly discussed how evolution hasmore » “Wonderfest 2010: How Did Evolution Shape Human Behavior?”