Tagged: monkeys

Hungry Monkeys Don’t Stick Around - Genomics Aotearoa

Peter Dearden Sep 04, 2012

by SM Morgan The media has been all of a flurry this last week over a paper by Mattison et al out of Maryland, reporting on the lifespan extension effects of caloric restriction in Rhesus monkeys – or more specifically, the lack of lifespan extension after caloric restriction in Rhesus monkeys. The paper created such a stir because in … Read More

Do monkeys eat bananas upside down? - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Dec 29, 2009

A light-weight post to get this blog back on the road after the Christmas break... There's a video doing the rounds (again, it's not a new theme) that the "right" way to peel a banana is from the tip of the fruit, not using the stem, and that this is how monkeys peel bananas: [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBJV56WUDng[/embed] … Read More