primate research
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.
On the Other Hand
On the Other Hand
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2014
Handedness, a conspicuous but enigmatic human trait, may be shared by other animals. What does it mean for evolution and brain function?
Esteemed Primatologist Dies
Esteemed Primatologist Dies
Abby Olena | Feb 20, 2014
Alison Jolly, who discovered that females dominate social hierarchy in lemurs, has passed away at age 76.
A Lot Like Humans
A Lot Like Humans
Tracy Vence | Oct 15, 2013
Scientists find that bonobos can form friendships and show concern for others.
Harvard to Close Primate Center
Harvard to Close Primate Center
Dan Cossins | Apr 26, 2013
The NIH-funded New England Primate Research Center is to be shuttered after 50 years of operation because of the grim outlook for federal funding.
Embattled Ape Researcher Reinstated
Embattled Ape Researcher Reinstated
Dan Cossins | Nov 26, 2012
A controversial primate researcher is back at work after being cleared of endangering bonobos under her care, but critics are demanding an external enquiry.
Decoding Monkey Thoughts
Cristina Luiggi | Jul 23, 2012
Researchers can see the differences in the neuronal activity of monkeys that use different strategies to reach out to a target.
Harvard Primate Director Resigns
Hannah Waters | Mar 5, 2012
The interim director of Harvard’s New England Primate Research Center stepped down amidst monkey deaths and animal welfare citations.