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Primates

  • News

    October 4, 2012

    Retired Lab Chimps Pressed Back Into Service

    A San Antonio lab says primate research is necessary for curing diseases like AIDS and hepatitis. But what progress has really been made.

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    Cover Story: Is Biomedical Testing on Primates Still Necessary?

    On October 24, scientists from around the world will come to San Antonio to discuss how testing on monkeys might one day lead to an AIDS cure. They'll be talking baboons, macaques, and vervets at the 30th Annual Symposium on Nonhuman Primate Models for AIDS, not chimpanzees. Once thought to be the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    WarBeast: Oh Fuck, They Have a Time Machine

    It's a well-known fact that most band names are essentially gobbledygook, but here at Rocks Off we're trying hard to find meaning in the oddest monikers. Beth Burton​We try real hard to avoid metal bands here in the old What's in a Name? column. We still haven't forgiven Owl Witch for the abs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Houston Zoo Cute-Off: A Competition For The Ages

    The Houston Zoo is filled with animals so astoundingly cute that they're almost a danger to the public.But only one can be The Cutest of All.It has come time to determine who exactly should wear that noble title: Harr, the White-Faced Saki Monkey? Zuri, the African Pygmy Falcon? Some other contender ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 20, 2009

    Adult Wink

    Web exclusive

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    February 12, 2009
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    February 12, 2009

    Free Day at the Zoo

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    January 22, 2009
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