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US Government Promises To Retire All Research Chimpanzees The...

US Government Promises To Retire All Research Chimpanzees

The National Institutes of Health promises to retire all of its research chimpanzees, ending biomedical experimentation on the species.

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Paleontology, Paleoanthropology and a more Holistic Understanding of Extinct Species

I spend a lot of time researching and thinking and writing about paleontology (including paleoanthropology). What little work I have done within the field, its implications and its limitations, have shaped my perspectives far more than my time spent in books and classrooms ever could. 2,083 more words


NIH retiring its last research chimps

WASHINGTON — The National Institutes of Health is sending its last remaining research chimpanzees into retirement — as soon as a federal sanctuary has room for them. 419 more words



Brain evolution involves changes in size and morphology, but also changes in the capacity to be changed. Plasticity refers to the range of phenotypic variation allowed within a given genetic structure. 240 more words

Brain Evolution


Click on link here to read the full article: Meet the Scientist Erin Vogel

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It's Raining Monkeys!

Written by J. Mayo

In the four months that I have been working with the woollies here at Tiputini, I have seen seven monkeys fall out of trees. 843 more words


New primate species at root of tree of extant hominoids

It lived 11.6 million years ago and precedes the divergence between hominids and hylobatids

Living hominoids are a group of primates that includes the small-bodied apes (the lesser apes, or gibbons and siamangs, which constitute the family Hylobatidae) and the larger-bodied great apes (orangutans, gorillas and chimpanzees), which, along with humans, belong to the family Hominidae. 957 more words