Primates
Mystery monkey: Rare red colobus caught on camera in South Sudan  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Oustalet's or Semliki? That is the question. It may not be on everyone's lips, but it's uppermost in the minds of conservationists after a rare red... more
Why monkeys choose to drink alone  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Why do some people almost always drop $10 in the Salvation Army bucket and others routinely walk by? One answer may be found in an intricate and rhythmic neuronal dance between two specific brain regions, finds... more
Tulane establishes COVID-19 research program to develop a vaccine and test treatments  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
From working to develop one of the first nonhuman primate models for the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to designing new therapeutic strategies and... more
NIH hosts nonhuman primate workshop amidst increased scrutiny of monkey research  Science Magazine · 5 days
Participants propose better ways to conduct studies, but some wanted more discussion of ethics more
More clues for how the monkeyflower got its spots  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The monkeyflower, or Mimulus, though possessing a relatively simple genome is able to produce a stunning array of pigmentation patterns. A team of researchers is one step closer to understanding... more
[Research Articles] Anti-PD-1 treatment impairs opioid antinociception in rodents and nonhuman primates  Science Magazine · 6 days
Emerging immunotherapies with monoclonal antibodies against programmed cell death protein–1 (PD-1) have shown success in treating cancers. However, PD-1 signaling in neurons is largely... more
Ancient primate microbiomes may yield more information about human development  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Ancient human microbiomes are under the microscope for what they tell scientists about the people of long ago. A new study published in the journal Frontiers in Ecology... more
Crops provide chimpanzees with more energy than wild foods  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new study has found that cultivated foods offer chimpanzees in West Africa more energetic benefits than wild foods available in the region. The findings have made a significant development... more
Enigmatic small primate finally caught on film in Taita, Kenya  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Good news from the Kenyan Taita Hills: the Taita mountain dwarf galago still survives. This was confirmed by researchers working at the University of Helsinki Taita Research Station. more
Enigmatic small primate finally caught on film in Taita, Kenya  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The Taita mountain dwarf galago was first reported in 2002 but no more signs of it were found for almost 20 years. more
Neuroscientists discover 'engine of consciousness' hiding in monkeys' brains  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
No one knows how consciousness works in the brain, but a team of neuroscientists seems to have found an engine that keeps it going. more
How learning about fish can help us save the Amazon rainforest  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Think of the Amazon, and you probably think of jaguars, monkeys, or parrots. But many of the rainforest's secrets can be found hidden in its watery... more
Study suggests potential treatment to alleviate disorders of consciousness  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A small amount of electricity delivered at a specific frequency to a particular point in the brain will snap a monkey out of even deep anesthesia, pointing to a circuit... more
Primate venom sheds light on why so many people suffer cat allergies  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Research into the toxin of the world's only venomous primate, the slow loris, is shedding light on the potential origins of the allergic qualities... more
Research may provide insight into evolution of human social life  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A UTSA researcher has discovered that, whether in a pair or in groups, success in primate social systems may also provide insight into organization of human social life. more
Research could reveal how human social life evolved  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A UTSA researcher has discovered that, whether in a pair or in groups, success in primate social systems may also provide insight into organization of human social life. more
First in-depth analysis of primate ovarian aging at single-cell resolution  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Due to the modern tendency to postpone childbirth until later in life, a growing number of women are experiencing issues with infertility. more
The first roadmap for ovarian aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Infertility likely stems from age-related decline of the ovaries, but the molecular mechanisms that lead to this decline have been unclear. Now, scientists have discovered, in unprecedented detail, how ovaries age in non-human primates. The findings... more
Showbiz apes find peace through painting in Florida retirement  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
One of them worked alongside Clint Eastwood, others acted in the remake of sci-fi classic "Planet of the Apes", while yet another was the darling favorite of Michael Jackson. more
Biodegradable bridge for nerve injuries  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers have successfully tried a biodegradable bridge like device (biodegradable polycaprolactone PCL conduit) in vivo for management of nerve injuries. The team published their findings in a paper titled, “Long-gap peripheral nerve repair through sustained release of a... more
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