Science Some chimps smarter than others, say scientists

A study of chimpanzees' cognitive abilities suggest that some chimps are more intelligent than others, with genetic influences accounting for about half of the variability, say researchers.

By , LiveScience Staff Writer

Courtesy of Biomedical Primate Research Centre

Chimpanzees don't just get their smarts by aping others — chimps, like humans, inherit a significant amount of their intelligence from their parents, new research reveals.