non-human primates
Monkey Hybrids Challenge Assumptions of What a Species Is
Monkey Hybrids Challenge Assumptions of What a Species Is
Jim Daley | May 4, 2018
A study finds two species of guenon monkeys in Tanzania have been mating and producing fertile offspring for generations.
Image of the Day: Size Matters
Image of the Day: Size Matters
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Feb 23, 2018
The male proboscis monkey’s large nose probably evolved in response to female preference and competition between males.
Monkeys Cloned by Dolly-the-Sheep Technology
Monkeys Cloned by Dolly-the-Sheep Technology
Catherine Offord | Jan 25, 2018
The approach, which has never before been successfully attempted in primates, could lead to improved animal models for human biology and disease.
Image of the Day: Mustachioed Monkey
Image of the Day: Mustachioed Monkey
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 18, 2018
A scientist confirms a new species of patas monkey in Ethiopia.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Amanda B. Keener | Sep 2, 2015
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Tippling Chimps Caught in the Act
Tippling Chimps Caught in the Act
Bob Grant | Jun 10, 2015
Researchers in Africa observe chimpanzees stealing palm wine from villagers’ cups and imbibing the beverage.
OU in Trouble for Animal Treatment
OU in Trouble for Animal Treatment
Kerry Grens | Mar 2, 2015
The US Department of Agriculture has cited the University of Oklahoma for abusing baboons.
Inside the Color Lab
Inside the Color Lab
Kerry Grens | Oct 1, 2014
Meet the University of Washington's Jay Neitz, who studies the evolution of color vision.
The Rainbow Connection
The Rainbow Connection
Kerry Grens | Oct 1, 2014
Color vision as we know it resulted from one fortuitous genetic event after another.
TS Live: Handy Apes
TS Live: Handy Apes
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2014
Studying handedness in chimps may shed light on the mysterious trait in humans.