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Scientists at Emory University have genetically engineered monkeys to have Huntingtonâ€™s disease in hopes of gaining a better understanding of the fatal, hereditary ailment to develop possible new treatments.
Yerkes National Primate Research Center's extensive imaging capabilities were critical to this evolutionary language finding
An area of the brain involved in the planning and production of spoken and signed language in humans plays a similar role in chimpanzee communication, researchers report online on February 28th in the journal Current Biology, a publication of Cell Press.
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.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.