There is an outbreak of chlamydia among koala species in Australia, and they can pass the disease on to humans through direct contact.
A group of researchers is using the monkeys to compare gastric bypass surgery with weight loss from forced dieting.
Geneticist Clyde Francks, lead author of a 2007 study in which Oxford University researchers identified a genetic variant linked to left-handedness.
New research at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, may help scientists understand empathy, the mechanism thought to underlie contagious yawning, in both chimpanzees and humans.
Understanding the ways milk differ may lead the scientists to better formulas to nourish human babies whose mothers can’t breastfeed, according to Agricultural Research Magazine.