Some West African chimps enjoy taking a sip of grandma's cough medicine by sucking alcoholic sap from leaves and even drinking enough to get visibly intoxicated.
International trailer for "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" gives us first glimpse at the apes' new home and how much the simian population has grown.
Chimpanzees may not only be able to learn how to cook, but prefer a cooked meal over a raw one, a new study says. They'd look funny in those poofy chef hats, however.
A new video from The Pet Collective might make you think twice before you bring home a stray puppy. Especially if it's a pug.
The Serkis-starring summer simian spectacular saw several scenes supervised via Skype, director Matt Reeves has said. Plus CNET reveals whether "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is worth checking out.
A fascinating new documentary takes you to the home of medically messed-with chimps.
In the latest "Planet of the Apes" movie, actors played the apes but don't actually appear on screen. Instead, they wore high-tech body suits so cameras could record their body and facial movements in a system called performance capture. CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains how Oscar-winning visual effects artist Joe Letteri made the computer-generated apes come to life.
Why is Donkey Kong wearing cutoff shorts? A new video series looks at how Mario and other popular Nintendo characters have changed over the years.
Move over, bipeds and humanoid robots. Take a closer look at the ape-like rescue robot from NASA JPL that turned heads at this year's DARPA Robotics Challenge.
Advances in technology have helped animators, visual effects artists and filmmakers bring revolutionary characters and worlds to the big screen.