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Rainy Walk

It’s “cold” in Singapore, 22 degrees yesterday.

After 2 weeks of continuous wet weather

my legs were crying for a long walk.

At least it wasn’t pouring, it just drizzled continuously. 120 more words


Language & Communication Researcher Interview

Shreejata Gupta, PhD student at National Institute of Advanced Studies (Bangalore) and one of the five finalists of ‘EURAXESS Science Slam India 2014’ with a slam on “Towards the Roots of Language: Development of communication systems in macaques leading to understanding of human language”. 2,205 more words


In the dirt: do primates yuck?

POST BY: Cécile Sarabian

Imagine living in an environment where pathogens and infectious diseases are everywhere. No hand sanitizer, no water purification tablets, no insect repellent, and potentially lots of infected mates. 739 more words

Big Science

#Fatal #Outbreak in Tonkean #Macaques Caused by Possibly Novel #Orthopoxvirus, #Italy, January 2015 (@CDC_EIDjournal, abstract)

Volume 23, Number 12—December 2017 / Synopsis

Fatal Outbreak in Tonkean Macaques Caused by Possibly Novel Orthopoxvirus, Italy, January 2015

Giusy Cardeti2  , Cesare Ernesto Maria Gruber2, Claudia Eleni, Fabrizio Carletti, Concetta Castilletti, Giuseppe Manna, Francesca Rosone, Emanuela Giombini, Marina Selleri, Daniele Lapa, Vincenzo Puro, Antonino Di Caro, Raniero Lorenzetti, Maria Teresa Scicluna, Goffredo Grifoni, Annapaola Rizzoli, Valentina Tagliapietra, Lorenzo De Marco, Maria Rosaria Capobianchi, and Gian Luca Autorino… 255 more words


Wildlife Spotting on the Kinabatangan River, Borneo

Home to an impressive array of wildlife, the Kinabatangan River is Sabah’s longest river stretching an impressive 560km. I had heard tales of visitors spotting pygmy elephants and finding an abundance of orang-utans. 660 more words

Sabah, Borneo

Monkey mom eats mummified baby

Primates are known both to grieve their loved ones and practice cannibalism, but for the first time, scientists have recorded a Tonkean macaque eating her dead baby. 127 more words

Hot Off The Web

Identification of unique B virus (Macacine #Herpesvirus 1) #epitopes of #zoonotic and #macaque isolates using monoclonal #antibodies (PLoS One, abstract)


Identification of unique B virus (Macacine Herpesvirus 1) epitopes of zoonotic and macaque isolates using monoclonal antibodies

David Katz , Wei Shi , Manjunath S. 489 more words