Grieneisen L., Dasari M., Gould T.J., Björk J.R., Grenier J., Yotova V., Jansen D., Gottel N., Gordon J.B., Learn N.H., Gesquiere L.R., Wango T.L., Mututua R.S., Warutere J.K., Siodi L., Gilbert J.A., Barreiro L.B., Alberts S.C., Tung J., Archie E.A., Blekhman R. 2021. Gut microbiome heritability is nearly universal but environmentally contingent, Science 373:181-186
- Science (Jul 9th, 2021) Host genetics influence the gut microbiome (A commentary by Liliana Cortes-Ortiz and Katherine R. Amato)
- Science Daily (July 8th, 2021) Our genes shape our gut bacteria
Anderson J.A., Johnston R.A., Lea A.J., Campos F.A., Voyles T.A., Akinyi M.Y., Alberts S.C., Archie E.A., Tung J. 2021. High social status males experience accelerated epigenetic aging in wild baboons. eLife 2021;10:e66128 & Campos F.A., Archie, E.A., Gesquiere, L.R., Tung, J. Alberts S.C. 2021. Glucocorticoid exposure predicts survival in female baboons. Science Advances. 7: eabf6759
- The Wall street journal (May 6th, 2021) Paying a Price for Being the Top Baboon
Campos F.A., Villavicencio F., Archie E.A., Colchero F., Alberts S.C. 2020 A comparison of dominance rank metrics reveals multiple competitive landscapes in an animal society. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.37520190621
- Washington post (Sep 26, 2020) Survival of the friendliest: Male baboons enjoy health benefits from platonic bonds with females, researchers say
- CBC radio (Sep 26, 2020) Tailings pond detoxification, baboon friendship and longevity, ancient DNA in dirt and more ...
- New York Times (Oct 1, 2020) Why Male Baboons Benefit From Female Friends
Rosenbaum S.R., Zeng S., Campos F.A., Gesquiere L., Altmann J., Alberts S.C., Li F., Archie, E.A. 2020. Social bonds do not mediate the relationship between early adversity and adult glucocorticoids in wild baboons. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Michigan news (Aug 3, 2020) Social bonds in adulthood don’t mediate early life trauma
Notre dame news (Aug 3, 2020) Strong relationships in adulthood won’t ‘fix’ effects of early childhood adversity
Phys.org (Aug 3, 2020 )Social bonds in adulthood don't mediate early life trauma
Zipple M.N., Archie E.A., Tung J., Altmann J., Alberts S.C. 2019. Intergenerational effects of early adversity on survival in wild baboons. eLife 8:e47433
EurekAlert (Sep 24, 2019) For baboons, a mother's history of hardship can have lasting effects on her kids too
UPI news (Sep 25, 2019) Baboons pass on scars of early adversity to their offspring
Grieneisen LE, Charpentier MJE, Alberts SC, Blekhman R, Bradburd G, Tung, J Archie EA Genes, geology and germs: gut microbiota across a primate hybrid zone are explained by site soil properties, not host species Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 286
- Science online (Apr. 23, 2019) Baboons’ gut makeup is determined mostly by soil, not genetics
Scientific American (Jan 2019) Publication featuring the exiting work of the Amboseli Baboon Research Project The Social Lives of the Amboseli Baboons
Alberts S.C. 2019. Social influences on survival and reproduction: Insights from a long‐term study of wild baboons. Journal of Animal Ecology 88:47–66.
- Animal ecology in focus (Jan 21 2019) The baboons of Amboseli
Tucker et al (2018) Moving in the Anthropocene: Global reductions in terrestrial mammalian movements. Science 359: 466–469
Paper that includes GPS data from the Amboseli baboon project.
- TBR newsmedia (Feb 22 2018) Stony Brook University’s Catherine Markham contributes to global mammal study
WFDD 88.5 (Feb 17 2017) Podcast interview Courtney Fitzpatrick Investigating The Purpose Of Female Beauty In Animals
Zipple MN, Grady HJ, Gordon JB, Chow LD, Archie, EA, Altmann, J, Alberts, SC. Conditional fetal and infant killing by male baboons. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 284:20162561
- Duke Today (Jan 17 2017) Why baboon males resort to domestic violance
- International Business Times (Jan 17 2017) Male baboons force females to abort foetuses
- Phys.org (Jan 18 2017) Male baboons found to engage in feticide
- Spiegel (Jan 18 2017) Paviane töten fremden Nachwuchs - um selbst Kinder zu zeugen
- Times Live (Jan 19 2017) Why male baboons go ape and attack pregnant females
- United press international (Jan 19 2017) Study explores why male baboons become domestic abusers
- Tech times (Jan 20 2017) Scientists Explain Why Baboons Kill Offspring Of Other Males, Attack Pregnant Females
- Gazeta (20 Jan 2017 Russian) Приматологи выяснили, зачем самцы бабуинов убивают детенышей
- SINC (22 Jan 2017 Spanish) Los babuinos macho golpean a las hembras para hacerlas abortar
- Smithsonian (29 Jan 2017) Baboons are ruthless reproducers
Colchero F, Rau R, Jones OR, Barthold JA, Conde DA, Lenart A, Nemeth L, Scheuerlein A, Schoeley J, Torres C, Zarulli V, Altmann J, Brockman DK, Bronikowski AM, Fedigan LM, Pusey AE,
Stoinski TS, Strier KB, Baudisch A, and Alberts SC, Vaupel, JW (2016) The emergence of longevous populations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- WebMD (Nov 21 2016) Gender Gap in Life Expectancy Persists
- Daily Mail (21 Nov 2016) Why women live longer than men: Male primates may be genetically programmed to die early
- AOL news (Nov 22 2016) Why men keep dying sooner than women
- Huffington post (Nov 22 2016) Women Have ALWAYS Lived Longer Than Men
- Vocativ (Nov 22 2016) Men Keep Dying Sooner Than Women, But Why?
Tung* JT, Archie* EA, Altmann J, Alberts SC (2016) Cumulative early life adversity predicts longevity in wild baboons. Nature Communications. 7: 11181
*these authors contributed equally
- National Institute of Aging (Apr 19 2016) Early life adversity predicts longevity in baboons, serving as a human model for aging
- National Science Foundation (Apr 19 2016) Rough childhoods can have ripple effects for wild baboons
- Duke Today Rough Childhoods Have Ripple Effects for Baboons
- Smithsonian magazine (Apr 19 2016) For Baboons, a Tough Childhood Can Lead to a Short Life
- Pacific Standard (Apr 21 2016) Childhood Adversity Shortens Lives (in Baboons)
- Quirks and Quarks CBCradio (Apr 23 2016) Difficult childhood makes baboon lives briefer
- The Washington Post (Apr 25 2016) Like humans, baboons with tough childhoods die earlier
- The Sydney Morning Herald (Apr 26 2016) Like humans, baboons with tough childhoods die earlier
Fitzpatrick CL, Altmann J, Alberts SC (2015) Exaggerated sexual swellings and male mate choice in primates: testing the reliable indicator hypothesis in the Amboseli baboons. Animal Behaviour 104: 175-185
- Washington Post (April 20 2015) "For baboons, there is more to love than just big butts"
- Standard Digital News (May 4 2015) "Baboons choice for partner more than just a big backside, study"
Tung J, Barreiro LB, Burns MB, Grenier JC, Lynch J, Grieneisen LE, Altmann J, Alberts SC, Blekhman R, Archie EA (2015) " Social networks predict gut microbiome composition in wild baboons" eLife 10.7554/eLife.05224
- Big picture sience (March 16 2015) "Microbes: Resistance is Futile" (podcast starts around 18 min)
- The scientist (June 1 2015) "Touchy Feely"
Markham AC, Gesquiere LR, Alberts SC, Altmann J In (2015). Optimal group size: Ranging patterns and glucocorticoid levels in a highly social mammal. PNAS 112 (48) 14882-14887
- PNAS commentary by Chapman CA, Valenta K (PNAS Early Edition) "Costs and benefits of group living are neither simple nor linear."
- Stony Brook Newsroom (Octpber 27 2015) "Group Living: For Baboons Intermediate Size is Optimal"
- Phys.org (November 2 2015) " How highly social mammals optimize group size"
- TBR Newsmedia (November 17 2015) "Baboons have Goldilocks group size, SBU’s Markham finds"
- JSTOR Daily (January 30 216) "The sweet spot: new study shows optimal group size for baboons"
Pennisi E (2014) "Baboon watch" Science 346(6207) (Feature article about the project)
Archie EA, Tung J, Clark M, Altmann J, Alberts SC (2014) "Social affiliation matters: both same-sex and opposite-sex relationships predict survival in wild female baboons". Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281(1793)
- Royal society news (Sep 10 2014)"Baboons with friends live longer"
- ND News (Sep 10 2014) "Notre Dame study shows that in baboons, as well as humans, social relationships matter"
- Duke Today (Sep 10 2014) " Lady Baboons With Guy Pals Live Longer"
- (e) Science News (Sep 11 2014) " Lady Baboons With Guy Pals Live Longer"
- Daily Mail (Sep 16 2014) "Having a boyfriend can make you live longer (at least if you're a baboon)"
- ND Observer (Sep 17 2014) "Professor studies sociality in baboons"
Lea AJ, Learn NH, Theus MJ, Altmann J, Alberts SC (2014) "Complex sources of variance in female dominance rank in a nepotistic society" Animal Behaviour, 94, 87-99
- Time (Aug 1 2014) "Sisters Make You Popular, According to Baboon Study"
Archie EA, Altmann J, Alberts SC (2014) "Costs of reproduction in a long-lived female primate: injury risk and wound healing" Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 68: 1183-1193.
- (e) Science News (May 19 2014) "Having and raising offspring is costly phase of life for baboon moms"
- Phys.org (May 19 2014) "Having and raising offspring is costly phase of life for baboon moms"
- Der Standard (May 19 2014) 'Gesundheitsrisiken Der hohe Preis der Mutterschaft bei Pavianen" (in German)
- WildlifeExtra "Why having babies isn’t good for a female baboon’s health"
Archie EA, Altmann J Alberts SC (2012) "Social status predicts wound healing in wild baboons" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 109 (23) 9017-9022.
- Notre Dame news (May 21 2012) "What baboons can teach us about social status"
- Scientific American (May 22 2012) "High-Ranking Baboons Heal Faster "
- Scientific American (May 22 2012) "High-Ranking Baboons Heal Faster " (mp3 of Podcast)
- Huffington Post (May 23 2012) "CEOs, Other Top Workers More Likely To Have Better Immune Systems"
- Star Tribune (May 26 2012) "Is being top banana worth the stress? "
- New York Daily News " Ranking male baboons recover quickly from injuries"
- AFP (Agence France-Presse) "Being the boss 'not so stressful' "
Gesquiere LR, Learn NH, Simao MCM, Onyango PO, Alberts SC, Altmann J. (2011) "Life at the top: energetic and psychological stress in wild male primates" Science 333:357-360.
- National Science Foundation (Jul 14 2011) "Pity the boss man" (video)
- Telegraph (Jul 14 2011) "Alpha males are more stressed out than their lowly counterparts"
- Science podcast (Jul 15 2011) "Jeanne Altmann interview" (m3 of podcast)
- New York Times (Jul 15 2011) "Baboon Study Shows Benefits for Nice Guys, Who Finish 2nd"
- The Globe and Mail. (Jul 15 2011) "Pity the boss baboon"
- The Daily Mail (Jul 15 2011) " It really is tough at the top! How alpha males suffer enormous stress just to stay in control"
- ABC news (Jul 16 2011) "Boss brings hefty drawbacks study" (video)
- Philadelphia Inquirer (Jul 18 2011) "Research shows it’s a tough job being alpha male baboon"
- The Wall street Journal (Sep 13 2011) "Are alpha males healthy?"
Bronikowski AM, Altmann J, Brockman DK, Cords M, Fedigan LM, Pusey AE, Stoinski T, Morris WF, Strier KB, Alberts SC (2011) "Aging in the natural world: comparative data reveal similar mortality patterns across primates" Science 331: 1325-1328
- National Science Foundation (Mar 10 2011) "Study finds primates age gracefully"
- Duke News (Mar 10 2011) "To age is primate "
- Discovery News (Mar 10 2011) "Humans age at same rate as chimps, gorillas"
- MSNBC News (Mar 10 2011) "What do you mean I'm aging like a baboon?"
- CBS News (Mar 10 2011) "Humans, primates age in similar ways "
- Seattle Times (Mar 10 2011) " Humans, apes, have similar aging patterns) "
- EurekAlert (Mar 10 2011) " Aging rates, gender gap in mortality similar across all primates"
- US News & World (Mar 10 2011) " Humans age at same pace as other primates, study finds"
- Science podcast (Mar 11 2011) " Susan Alberts interview" (m3 of podcast)
- NPR Science Friday (Mar 11 2011) Interview with Susan Alberts " Despite long lives, humans age like other primates" (Podcast)
- USA Today (Mar 11 2011) Humans, apes, have similar aging patterns
- Estado de Minas (Mar 11 2014) " Padrao de envelhecimento de primatas pode vida humana " (Portuguese)
- Futurity (Mar 14 2011) " Humans, monkeys age the same way "
- Herald Sun (Mar 17 2011) " Chimpanzees closer to us than thought "
- ABC News "Humans, apes, have similar aging patterns "
- Correio Braziliense "Padrao de envelhecimento do homem e semelhante ao de outros primatas" (Portuguese)
Tung J, Primus A, Bouley A, Severson T, Alberts SC, Wray GA (2009) "Evolution of a malaria resistance gene in wild primates" Nature 460:388-391.
- National Science Foundation (Jun 23 2009) "Variation in the Same Gene Affects Rate of Parasite Infection in Both Humans and Baboon"
- BBC in Action (Jul 3 2009) " Science in Action" (Podcast baboon parts starts at 21:50)
- Nature (Jul 16 2009) " Making the paper"
Buchan J, Alberts SC, Silk JB, Altmann J. (2003) "True paternal care in a multi-male primate society". Nature 425: 179-181
- Nature News & Views(Sep 11 2009) "Behavioural ecology: Father knows best"
- Quirks and Quarks interview "Susan Alberts interview" (Podcast)
- Time Magazine for Kids
- CNN interview
Silk JB, Alberts SC, Altmann J 2003 "Social bonds of female baboons enhance infant survival" Science 302: 1231-1234
- Newsweek (Nov 2003) "Monkey's best friend"