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Almost half the differences in chimpanzeesA intelligence is due to their genetic heritage, according to a study published in Current Biology magazine and which contributes to understanding the cognitive abilities of primates, including humans.
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The Miami Herald
Morrison named AP's head of US video production
Morrison, who will be based in Washington, will focus on domestic video output for APTN, AP Video-US and online.
12 hrs ago
Los Angeles Times
In-gene-ious? Chimps inherit much of their intelligence, study finds
A chimpanzee holds lettuce at the zoo in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Scientists at Georgia State University put chimps through a battery of IQ tests and found that much of their intelligence is inherited.
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Creative Loafing Atlanta
GPB to WABE: 'We are responding to the high demand we have heard for years'
Georgia Public Broadcasting, now ending its second week of its controversial partnership with Georgia State University to broadcast daytime programming of WRAS 88.5 FM, has responded to the widely read letter from WABE.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Implications for a hippocampal role in promoting obesity [Life Lines]
A recent article published in the American Journal of Physiology reviewed how the brain regulates feeding behaviors.
Police: Prostitute linked to boyfriend's death
Georgia authorities are re-examining the 2013 heroin death of a bar owner dating the woman charged in the overdose death of a Google executive on a yacht in California, police said Thursday.
Chimpanzee intelligence determined by genes
A chimpanzee's intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Prostitute injected Google exec with a lethal dose of heroin, police say
A woman police describe as a high-end prostitute has been arrested on suspicion of murder after allegedly injecting heroin into a tech executive on his yacht in Santa Cruz and leaving him to die when he overdosed.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
Can everyone win in the APS/Beltline dispute?
For the last two weeks, Mayor Kasim Reed and Atlanta Public Schools leaders have publicly sparred over millions of dollars in outstanding payments the city owes the system related to the Atlanta Beltline.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Police seek medical records in hot car death
Court records released Monday show police want to learn about the health of a toddler in the months before he died of heat exposure in his father's car near Atlanta.
Grubbs Joins Georgia State Law's Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Shelby Grubbs has joined the Georgia State University College of Law as the director of International Initiatives in the Consortium for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution and will be executive director of the International Arbitration Center when the Law School's new building opens in spring 2015.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
At Essence panel, mayors discuss ways to combat gentrification
American mayors have tools available to them to combat neighborhood gentrification that forces poorer people out of their communities, the leaders of four cities said at an Essence Festival panel discussion Saturday.
Rising tide of debt, tough job market hurting college grads
The Grove sales manager Michelle Brown answers questions from a resident. Brown graduated from Georgia Southern University in May of 2014 and has been able to defer payments on her largest student loan while she settles into a career.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
US police: Dad traded nude photos with several women while toddler sat in hot car for hours
Leanna Harris, wife of Justin Ross Harris, the father of a toddler who died after police say he was left in a hot car for about seven hours, looks on during her husband's bond hearing in Cobb County Magistrate Court, Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Marietta, Ga.
Dad traded nude photos with women as son died in hot SUV, police say
Justin Ross Harris is the father of a toddler who died after police say he was left in a hot car for about seven hours.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Report: Ga. Dept. of Health has encouraging info on insurance exchange rates
At least three health insurers plan to offer insurance statewide in Georgia's exchanges for 2015, up from only one health plan - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, reports Georgia Health News.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Regents pick developers to bid for student housing contract
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has pre-qualified three developers to compete for a contract to build and renovate student dorms on nine campuses.
WABE weighs in on GPB takeover of WRAS
In a letter published Wednesday, WABE 90.1 FM revealed publicly its opinion of Georgia Public Broadcasting's takeover of WRAS FM 88.5 "Album 88," arguing the duplicate and simultaneous NPR broadcasts are a waste of Georgia taxpayer money.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
How far will China's president take his anti-corruption crusade?
After all, the Chinese people have heard official pledges to stamp out graft dating to the emperors.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
GPB fires staffer for violating ethics with 'Fuck Cobb County' tee
HOME OF THE BRAVE: One week before he was fired from GPB, Clay Bolton of ATL Tees sported the shirt that cost him his job.