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Dopamine Neuron Implants Ease Parkinson’s Symptoms in Monkeys
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 20, 2018
The stem cell–derived transplants were stable for 24 months and led to wide-ranging behavioral improvements in the monkeys.
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: Inner Glow
Staff | Feb 26, 2018
Researchers engineered a system for bioluminescent imaging that is as much as 1,000 times stronger than existing methods.
Image of the Day: Size Matters
Staff | Feb 23, 2018
The male proboscis monkey’s large nose probably evolved in response to female preference and competition between males.
Scientists Unite to Save “Monkey Island” After Hurricane Maria
Shawna Williams | Feb 1, 2018
Puerto Rico’s Cayo Santiago has hosted decades of research in cognition, primatology, immunization, and other areas.
Operation Monkey Rescue
Staff | Jan 31, 2018
Meet the people trying to save a research colony of rhesus macaques living on a small island off the coast of hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico.
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
Staff | Jan 18, 2018
A scientist confirms a new species of patas monkey in Ethiopia.
Nonhuman Primate Model of Zika
Tanya Lewis | Jun 28, 2016
Researchers infect rhesus macaques with the virus to better study its effects in humans.
Embattled Chimps Relocate
Kerry Grens | Jan 9, 2016
After losing out on “personhood” in a legal battle, two chimpanzees that were held at a university in New York return to a research center in Louisiana.