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Study: Monkey mothers key to reproductive success of sons

November 7, 2011

If you are a male human, nothing puts a damper on romantic success like having your mother in tow. If you are a male northern muriqui monkey, however, mom’s presence may be your best bet to find and successfully mate with just the right girl at the right time, according to a study reported by UW–Madison anthropologist Karen B. Strier.

Neuroscientist raises questions in first animal research forum

February 23, 2011

In the hunt for some middle ground between animal researchers and animal rights advocates, Larry Hansen thinks what’s missing is … the middle ground.