News tagged with rhesus macaque

Study validates monkey model of visual perception

A new study from The Journal of Neuroscience shows that humans and rhesus monkeys have very similar abilities in recognizing objects "at a glance," validating the use of this animal model in the study of human visual perception. ...

Aug 25, 2015
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HIV vaccine moves towards clinical trials

A vaccine for HIV developed by Oregon Health Sciences University in collaboration with the California National Primate Research Center is now moving towards clinical trials. The vaccine uses another virus, cytomegalovirus ...

Jun 17, 2016
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Curious monkeys share our thirst for knowledge

Monkeys are notoriously curious, and new research has quantified just how eager they are to gain new information, even if there are not immediate benefits. The findings offer insights into how a certain part of the brain ...

Feb 12, 2015
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