US government ends research on all chimpanzees

Chimpanzees will no longer be used for US government research and the remaining 50 chimps in federal custody will be sent to a sanctuary for retirement, health authorities said.

Research reveals new clues about how humans become tool users

New research from the University of Georgia department of psychology gives researchers a unique glimpse at how humans develop an ability to use tools in childhood while nonhuman primates—such as capuchin monkeys and chimpanzees—remain ...

Group calls for more transparency of experiments on primates

Thousands of nonhuman primates continue to be confined alone in laboratories despite 30-year-old federal regulations and guidelines mandating that social housing of primates should be the default. A new article co-authored ...

People and primates share chewing adaptations

Scientists have gained insights into how primate species have evolved through space and time by studying the anatomy of their lower jaws in relation to diet.

A better grasp of primate grip

Scientists are coming to grips with the superior grasping ability of humans and other primates throughout history.

Public perceptions of monkeys affected by the media

The way that monkeys are displayed in the media, such as in human settings and in contact with humans, can have serious effects on the way that the public perceives those species, according to a new study that publishes on ...

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