The Takeaway

Should Animals Have The Same Rights As People?

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

One advocate argues that science proves that apes, alongside elephants, dolphins and whales, are among a class of nonhuman animals that exhibit high cognitive ability.

Comments [5]


Lucy and Kanzi

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Just how close can we get to our closest primate relatives? That's the question at the heart of our show Lucy -- a question that we try to answer by getting to know a chimp named Lucy, and a bonobo named Kanzi.

Read More

Comments [53]

The Brian Lehrer Show

Fast Item #4: NIH Phasing out Research Chimpanzees

Friday, June 28, 2013

Kathy Hudson, Deputy Director for Science, Outreach, and Policy at National Institutes of Health discusses the NIH's announcement that they will greatly reduce the number of chimpanzees used in bio-medical research, and where the chimps will go now.

Comments [5]



Friday, June 14, 2013

Does true altruism exist? Here are three stories that say yea, nay, and just maybe... - Get the full story here.