Frans de Waal laureado com o prêmio igNobel de 2012

sexta-feira, setembro 21, 2012

ANATOMY PRIZE: Frans de Waal [The Netherlands and USA] and Jennifer Pokorny [USA] for discovering that chimpanzees can identify other chimpanzees individually from seeing photographs of their rear ends.

REFERENCE: "Faces and Behinds: Chimpanzee Sex Perception" Frans B.M. de Waal and Jennifer J. Pokorny, Advanced Science Letters, vol. 1, 99–103, 2008.

ATTENDING THE CEREMONY: Frans de Waal and Jennifer Pokorny


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Frans B. M. de Waal
C. H. Candler Professor of Primate Behavior
399 Psychology Building
36 Eagle Row 
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone:  404-727-7898; Fax: 404-727-0372 

Dr. de Waal received his Ph.D. in Biology and Zoology from Utrecht University, the Netherlands, in 1977. He completed his postdoctoral study of chimpanzees while associated with Utrecht University, in 1981, and moved the same year to the USA. He has been a National Academy of Sciences member since 2004, and a Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences member since 1993. Time featured him in 2007 as one of the World's One Hundred Most Influential People. He is also the Director of Living Links at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center.



Também pudera, com uma pesquisa sobre chimpanzés reconhecerem sexualmente outros chimpanzés através de fotografias de seus traseiros...