Monkey Business

The NIH planning a workshop this summer to discuss its ethical policies and procedures on the use of monkeys, baboons, and all other nonhuman primates in all federally funded US research labs, according to ScienceInsider. The review is in response to a congressional mandate, and follows the agency's decision to no longer support invasive research on chimpanzees.

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