monkeys
Silent Canopies
Silent Canopies
Jef Akst | May 1, 2016
A spate of howler monkey deaths in Nicaragua, Panama, and Ecuador has researchers scrambling to identify the cause.
Monkey See, Monkey Die
Monkey See, Monkey Die
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2016
What's killing howler monkeys in the jungles of Central America?
Zika-Infected Monkeys in Brazil
Zika-Infected Monkeys in Brazil
Kerry Grens | Apr 28, 2016
The viral strain scientists isolated from two nonhuman primates is identical to the one circulating among humans.
Engineered Monkeys Could Aid Autism Research
Engineered Monkeys Could Aid Autism Research
Catherine Offord | Jan 27, 2016
Monkeys genetically engineered with multiple copies of an autism-linked human gene display some autism-like behaviors, scientists show.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Jenny Rood | Feb 6, 2015
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Monkey See, Monkey Add
Monkey See, Monkey Add
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Apr 23, 2014
Monkeys trained to recognize number values can add, a study finds.
Monkey Mind Control
Monkey Mind Control
Jef Akst | Feb 19, 2014
The brain activity of one monkey dictated movements of a second, sedated animal, a study shows.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Dan Cossins | May 23, 2013
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Oldest Fossil of Ape Discovered
Oldest Fossil of Ape Discovered
Ed Yong | May 15, 2013
Two new fossils of ancient primates shed light on the divergence of apes and Old World monkeys.
Monkey Brain Booster
Beth Marie Mole | Sep 19, 2012
Scientists use a frontal-lobe implant to improve thinking skills in primates.