News tagged with rhesus monkey

Upward mobility boosts immunity in monkeys

The richest and poorest Americans differ in life expectancy by more than a decade. Glaring health inequalities across the socioeconomic spectrum are often attributed to access to medical care and differences in habits such ...

dateNov 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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Florida's monkey river

A dewy morning fog hangs over the Silver River in central Florida. Gibbering chirps resound through the riverside oaks and maples as the local colony of rhesus macaques rises to greet the day. Two anthropologists from San ...

dateFeb 19, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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