Natural therapy: Hong Kong's mountain warriors

Jan 5, 2018

Natural therapy: Hong Kong's mountain warriors

Wooded hillsides, craggy ridges and wheeling birds of prey are a world away from Hong Kong's famous skyscrapers but the city's country parks are a necessary balm for its stressed-out residents. With some of the world's highest property prices, many can only afford tiny apartments, ...

Bonobos prefer bullies over 'nice guys'

/ Jan 5, 2018

Bonobos prefer bullies over 'nice guys'

Sex-crazed, easy-going and cooperative, bonobos are often described as the "hippies" of the ape world. But unlike humans, they seem to have a fondness for bullies, researchers said Thursday. A report in the journal Current Biology unveiled a new aspect to the personalities of bonobos, ...

Mammals gave up night life only after dino doom: study

/ Nov 10, 2017

Mammals gave up night life only after dino doom: study

The earliest mammals were night creatures that only emerged from the cover of darkness after the demise of the daytime-dominating dinosaurs, researchers say. This would explain why relatively few mammals follow a daytime-active or "diurnal" lifestyle today, and why most that do still have eyes ...