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You Don't Owwwwwwn Me!

Selfies. Everywhere. They’re your friends’ updates; proof of travels and adventures; they even come on sticks. For one photographer, selfies also imply a giant mess of legal battles. 315 more words

Sulcal imprints

The fuzzy geometry of the brain surface shapes the endocranial wall, and endocasts can show traces and imprints of the cortical sulcal patterns. Individual variation is noticeable, and the precise… 428 more words

Brain Morphology

Chronicles in Primate Studies: pt. 1

This blog is going to be a multi-part series going through some of my experiences during my last field season and possibly my final primate study. 481 more words



It is reported that a wildlife photographer who taught a macaque monkey to press the camera button and take a selfie is being sued by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) who are claiming that since the monkey took the photograph it owns the copyright. 378 more words

Foreign News

It's time to stop monkeying around...

You’re bound to have seen the photo.. the cheeky inquisitive grin that has been used as a million Facebook avatars.

If you haven’t heard about it – the TL;DR version is basically professional wildlife photographer David Slater ( 1,094 more words


Selfies of Macaque Drive PETA to Sue for Monkey's Copyrights ;)

PETA has sued British photographer David Slater for copyright infringement for publishing selfies taken by an Indonesian Macaque with the photographer’s camera. The photographer coaxed the monkey, named Naruto, to push the button on his special camera. 288 more words

Research Roundup: Monkeys and face recognition, animals advance AI, sugar to treat heart disease, and more!

Welcome to this week’s Research Roundup. These Friday posts aim to inform our readers about the many stories that relate to animal research each week. Do you have an animal research story we should include in next week’s Research Roundup? 859 more words