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These researchers observed that howler monkeys with large hyoid bones in their voice boxes produced loud, low-pitched calls that help to make them seem larger, and therefore more attractive to females.
[A]: We currently place monkeys with people who have spinal cord injuries or some other mobility impairments (ie MS, MD, ALS).
Using extreme biosafety precautions, researchers injected eight rhesus macaque monkeys with Marburg virus.
The monkeys with nine out of 10 correct calls get recruited by the larger investment firms who are eager to get into the tactical asset allocation game, and those with eight out of 10 are hired by those companies that can't afford the "top" talent.
The researchers gave four monkeys respiratory doses of BHPIV3 containing the gene for S protein and provided four other monkeys with BHPIV3 augmented with an irrelevant gene.
So, Nabel and his colleagues injected eight cynomolgus macaque monkeys with an intramuscular shot of the genetoting adenovirus.
Veazey and his colleagues haven't yet studied the macaques long enough to determine whether monkeys with lower immune activation fare better over the long term and whether, as in the sooty mangabeys, lower immune activation helps sidestep the most deadly aspects of infection.
In the June VACCINE, he and his colleagues described vaccinating two monkeys with a harmless virus engineered to make the SIV forms of Tat and another protein, Rev.
Scientists report in the April NEURON that monkeys with Parkinson's disease regained partial control of their movements and recouped fine motor skills after surgery that transplanted cells from another part of their body into their brain.
Terrace and Brannon presented two male rhesus monkeys with a series of 35 displays, each consisting of four images, on a touch-sensitive computer screen.
Kaplan and his colleagues have reported in several recent papers that cynomolgus monkeys with low concentrations of cholesterol in their blood are more aggressive and antisocial than monkeys with high cholesterol.
The firestorm of discourse over cloning, ignited by the recent news that Scottish researchers had created a lamb from the DNA of an adult sheep, has been fanned by scientists who announced this week that they have created rhesus monkeys with DNA from the cells of developing monkey embryos.
To find out, the team rinsed the vaginas of the monkeys with fluid containing high concentrations of SIV.
The researchers then infected eight of the monkeys with SIV; five uninfected monkeys served as controls.