Primates
Monkeys, ferrets offer needed clues in COVID-19 vaccine race  ABC NEWS · 1 day
The global race for a COVID-19 vaccine boils down to some critical questions about how much to rev up people's immune systems — and whether revving it the wrong way... more
Long childhoods and extended parenting help young crows grow smarter  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Humans are unusual, even among primates, in the length of our "extended childhood." Scientists think that this period of childhood and adolescence, which gives us lots of time... more
Monkey steals COVID-19 blood samples from a lab technician in India  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
A monkey attacked a lab technician on the campus of a medical school in India and ran away with blood samples from three patients that were... more
AI reveals mechanism for kin selection in a wild primate  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
More like mom or dad? Human babies always get this curious look in their faces combined with the question of whom the child resembles most. The answers vary... more
Artificial intelligence reveals mechanism for kin selection in a wild primate  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
More like mom or dad? Human babies always get this curious look on their face combined with the question whom the child resembles most. The answers... more
Same father, same face: Deep learning reveals selection for signaling kinship in a wild primate  Science Magazine · 7 days
Many animals rely on facial traits to recognize their kin; however, whether these traits have been selected specifically... more
Experiments with macaques show lower stress levels when working with a friend toward a goal  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
A team of researchers from the University of Vienna and the Biomedical Primate Research Centre in Rijswijk, the... more
Scratching is contagious when solitary orangutans are in groups  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
If someone around you yawns, the chances are that you too will soon yawn. In orangutans it has now been found that scratching is very contagious. This is what cognitive... more
Identifying the Starting Points for COVID19 Treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
News-Medical spoke to researchers from the German Primate Center on their research in determining the activation sequence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. more
Monkey studies encouraging for coronavirus vaccine; virus travels further on breezy days  REUTERS · 2 weeks
The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines... more
De novo protein design enables the precise induction of RSV-neutralizing antibodies  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
De novo protein design has been successful in expanding the natural protein repertoire. However, most de novo proteins lack biological function, presenting a major methodological challenge.... more
MRI reveals signs of fetal alcohol syndrome in the womb  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
New images reveal the earliest impairments to nonhuman primate fetal brain development due to alcohol ingested by the mother, in a study led by scientists at Oregon Health... more
Signs of fetal alcohol syndrome detected in womb  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New images reveal the earliest impairments to nonhuman primate fetal brain development due to alcohol ingested by the mother, in a study involving rhesus macaques. Magnetic resonance imaging showed impairments to brain... more
Identification of distinct pathological signatures induced by patient-derived {alpha}-synuclein structures in nonhuman primates  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Dopaminergic neuronal cell death, associated with intracellular α-synuclein (α-syn)–rich protein aggregates [termed "Lewy bodies" (LBs)], is a well-established characteristic of Parkinson’s disease... more
Chimp raised like a human child shows phalangeal curve is genetic  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A trio of researchers from the University of New Mexico, Harvard University and the University of Southern California has found evidence that suggests the curved phalange... more
New HIV vaccine strategy strengthens, lengthens immunity in primates  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Investigators have shown that a new type of vaccination can substantially enhance and sustain protection from HIV. more
Even animals benefit from social distance to prevent disease, research shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have uncovered evidence about the importance of maintaining physical distance to minimize the spread of microbes among individuals. Monkeys were observed in the wild to... more
New HIV vaccine better at preventing infection and offers more durable protection  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers from the Emory Consortium for Innovative AIDS Research in Nonhuman Primates and their colleagues across North America have shown a new HIV vaccine... more
New coronavirus adapts to populations; vaccine works in monkeys  REUTERS · 4 weeks
The following is a brief roundup of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to... more
Scientists uncover secret behind molecule that blocks HIV infection  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Rhesus macaques don't monkey around when it comes to HIV; they have a protein that effectively disables invading HIV particles. more
Infection researchers identify starting points for SARS-CoV-2 vaccine and therapy development  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infects lung cells and is responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic. The viral spike protein mediates entry of the virus into host... more
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