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Do chimps cooperate even when they’re not related? The traditional answer is no, but primatologist Linda Vigilant explains how genetics is revising this belief. Primatologist Josep Call discusses research designed to test primates’ ability to plan for the future. Primatologist Josep Call discusses research designed to test primates’ ability to solve problems. Primatologist Josep Call explains why it would be interesting to know whether primates can remember and repay favors. Psychologist Felix Warneken explains the importance of observing chimp behavior both in the wild and in controlled experimental environments. Primatologist Christophe Boesch demonstrates and discusses a hive raiding, an aspect of chimpanzee behavior. Musk oxen graze on a rock ledge outside the town of Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. (No audio attached). In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: eye care products! Greenland, icebergs in the Disko Bay near Ilulissat; shot from the vessel Katak, under the midnight sun. Greenland, shots taken while flying in a helicopter from the Ilulissat Airport out over the Greenland ice sheet to the remote field camp of researcher Sarah Das.