US Primate Centers Work to Protect Animals from COVID-19
US Primate Centers Work to Protect Animals from COVID-19
Rhesus macaques can be infected with SARS-CoV-2, leading primate center scientists to try to prevent outbreaks in their colonies, especially as experiments on coronavirus start.
US Primate Centers Work to Protect Animals from COVID-19
US Primate Centers Work to Protect Animals from COVID-19

Rhesus macaques can be infected with SARS-CoV-2, leading primate center scientists to try to prevent outbreaks in their colonies, especially as experiments on coronavirus start.

Rhesus macaques can be infected with SARS-CoV-2, leading primate center scientists to try to prevent outbreaks in their colonies, especially as experiments on coronavirus start.

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Image of the Day: Biodegradable Nerve Guide
Image of the Day: Biodegradable Nerve Guide
Amy Schleunes | Jan 27, 2020
A polymer tube regenerates damaged nerves in monkeys, restoring near full functionality.
When Humans Hear Music, Monkeys May Hear Noise
When Humans Hear Music, Monkeys May Hear Noise
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 1, 2019
The auditory cortices of humans and rhesus monkeys respond very differently to harmonic tones.
Infant Monkeys Died in Accidental Poisoning at UC Davis Lab
Infant Monkeys Died in Accidental Poisoning at UC Davis Lab
Catherine Offord | Jun 18, 2019
The seven primates came into contact with a dye that was used on their mothers, documents reveal.
Monkeys Genetically Edited to Mimic Human Brain Development
Monkeys Genetically Edited to Mimic Human Brain Development
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 10, 2019
Rhesus monkeys engineered to express a human gene reportedly show delayed brain development and better short-term memory. Fellow scientists are raising ethical red flags.
Monkeys Pass on Brain Activity Patterns Linked to Anxiety
Monkeys Pass on Brain Activity Patterns Linked to Anxiety
Ashley Yeager | Jul 30, 2018
Humans might also inherit such brain changes, a new study suggests.
Postnatal Zika Infection Causes Brain Damage in Infant Macaques
Postnatal Zika Infection Causes Brain Damage in Infant Macaques
Jim Daley | Apr 4, 2018
The findings highlight the need for long-term monitoring of children exposed to the virus, say scientists. 
Monkeys Cloned by Dolly-the-Sheep Technology
Monkeys Cloned by Dolly-the-Sheep Technology
Catherine Offord | Jan 24, 2018
The approach, which has never before been successfully attempted in primates, could lead to improved animal models for human biology and disease.
Low Social Status May Weaken Immune System in Monkeys
Low Social Status May Weaken Immune System in Monkeys
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 28, 2016
Life at the bottom of the pecking order ramps up inflammation, according to new research, an effect that appears to be reversible.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Jenny Rood | Feb 6, 2015
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research