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Monkeys get more selective with age

As people get older, they become choosier about how they spend their time and with whom they spend it. Now, researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on June 23 find, based on a series of experimental ...

dateJun 23, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Study documents African monkeys eating bats

Although Cercopithecus monkeys, a widely distributed genus in Africa, usually have a discerning palate for fruits and leaves, they are opportunistic omnivores that sometimes consume lizards, snakes, birds and mice. These ...

dateMay 24, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Monkeys and humans share staring behavior

Following another's gaze is a hallmark of human learning and socialization from infancy to old age. Humans change how they follow gazes throughout life, and disruptions in the ability to follow someone's gaze are warning ...

dateMay 11, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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The genetic evolution of Zika virus

An analysis comparing the individual differences between over 40 strains of Zika virus (30 isolated from humans, 10 from mosquitoes, and 1 from monkeys) has identified significant changes in both amino acid and nucleotide ...

dateApr 15, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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