The Scientist

» monkeys

Most Recent

A study finds two species of guenon monkeys in Tanzania have been mating and producing fertile offspring for generations.

3 Comments

The finding suggests corvids may have an innate sense of number.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Size Matters

Image of the Day: Size Matters

By The Scientist Staff | February 23, 2018

The male proboscis monkey’s large nose probably evolved in response to female preference and competition between males.

1 Comment

News reports reveal that Volkswagen, Daimler, and BMW funded the organization that conducted the studies.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Mustachioed Monkey

Image of the Day: Mustachioed Monkey

By The Scientist Staff | January 18, 2018

A scientist confirms a new species of patas monkey in Ethiopia.

0 Comments

image: Primate Brains Made to See Old Objects as New Again

Primate Brains Made to See Old Objects as New Again

By Abby Olena | August 17, 2017

Optogenetic stimulation of the perirhinal cortex can cause macaques to process never-before seen-objects as familiar and known objects as brand new.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Vessels For Days

Image of the Day: Vessels For Days

By The Scientist Staff | August 1, 2017

A novel contrast agent made up of tiny iron oxide nanoparticles can label blood vessels, and highlight adverse events such cerebral ischemia, in dogs and monkeys. 

0 Comments

image: Ebola Persistence Documented in Monkeys

Ebola Persistence Documented in Monkeys

By Ashley P. Taylor | July 17, 2017

In tissue samples from rhesus macaques, researchers find the virus in the same immune-privileged sites where Ebola has been found to persist in humans.

0 Comments

image: Primates Use Simple Code to Recognize Faces

Primates Use Simple Code to Recognize Faces

By Abby Olena | June 1, 2017

Researchers could reconstruct the faces a monkey saw from the patterns of neuronal activity in a certain area of the brain.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Monkey Business

Image of the Day: Monkey Business

By The Scientist Staff | January 11, 2017

For the first time, researchers have documented interspecies sexual behavior between a male Japanese macaque and a female sika deer.

0 Comments

Popular Now

  1. How to Separate the Science From the (Jerk) Scientist
  2. Could a Dose of Sunshine Make You Smarter?
  3. Prevalent Form of Childhood Leukemia May Be Preventable
  4. Conservation Biologist Ben Collen Dies of Bone Cancer