Scientists have shown that humans appear to have an ability to understand the signs of apes. The result is a little surprising, since most people haven't spent much time at all with apes.
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Scientists in Hungary have learned that though most dogs have trouble learning new words, some talented dogs can learn new words without really being taught. They just have to hear the word four times.
News Roundup: NATO, Colombia, & Unprotected Apostrophes
In today's news roundup, NATO holds a tense meeting marking its 70th year, protests in Colombia continue, and group that formed to protect apostrophes has given up.
A teenager was able to make life easier for a blind and deaf man recently by speaking to him in sign language on a long flight across the country.
Koko, a gorilla who learned to speak with signs and made the world look at animals in a different way, has died. She was 46 years old when she died.