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Researchers defended animal testing at a recent AAAS meeting, saying that not doing animal research would be unethical and cost human lives.
The Oregon National Primate Research Center said nine Japanese macaque monkeys that escaped during routine cleaning have been returned to their enclosure. The center, located in Hillsboro, Ore., said the monkeys escaped Friday when a worker closed the door to the male monkeys' home but forgot to fasten the lock, The (Portland) Oregonian reported Tuesday. The one (worker) who made the mistake has been here many, many years and is a very good employee, said Jim Newman, a spokesman for Oregon...
Chimpanzees recognize their pals by using some of the same brain regions that switch on when humans register a familiar face.
Primate expert Jane Goodall and 18 other researchers sent a letter to federal officials urging them to oppose an Atlanta research center's proposal to do AIDS-related research on sooty mangabey monkeys.