A SNP Resource for Rhesus Macaque (Macaca mulatta) Genomics

I'm posting this as I run out the door, so forgive me if it is a bit brief and incomplete in explanation... but I have to share this resource/paper with you because less than 1 month ago the Macaque genome draft was released, and this publication is the first application, I know, of the draft... Continue Reading →

Science magazine unveils the Macaque Genome

Science just published a whole slew of papers, posters, news articles, and the like on the Rhesus Macaque because the macaque genome, the first monkey genome to be sequenced, has been unveiled today. I haven't read all of the content in this special issue, but from what I have skimmed so far it's all focused... Continue Reading →

Monkey see, monkey do

Paul Wren, from Wanna be an Anthropologist, emailed me this article, "Neonatal Imitation in Rhesus Macaques" the other night. I'm not surprised that John Hawks has already commented on it, but even super-blog Boing Boing has posted on it! The research shows that through several behavioral tests, like infant humans, newborn Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta)... Continue Reading →

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