Tag: Monkeys

10 dead monkeys recovered while being smuggled to Odisha from Andhra
10 monkey carcasses recovered while being smuggled to Odisha from Andhra

Another five alive monkeys were also rescued in a critical condition from the vehicle near Jarada area.

  • Thursday, 01 September 2022
Scientists decode possible origin of human speech

New York: Researchers have discovered neural circuits in the brains of rhesus macaque monkeys that could represent a common origin for social communication, including human speech. The findings showed that these circuits are involved in face recognition, facial expression and emotion and they may very well have given rise to our singular capacity for speech. […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Fighting Coronavirus: Moderna's Covid Vaccine Successful In Monkeys

New York: Pharmaceutical company Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine, which is currently in clinical trials, has shown successful results in monkeys. Two doses of an experimental vaccine known as mRNA-1273 induced robust immune responses and rapidly controlled the Covid-19 in the upper and lower airways of Monkeys exposed to SARS-CoV-2, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Protects Monkeys After Single Dose

New York: A leading candidate of Covid-19 vaccine developed by global healthcare company Johnson & Johnson raised neutralising antibodies and robustly protected monkeys against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. “This vaccine led to robust protection against SARS-CoV-2 in rhesus macaques and is now being evaluated in humans,” said study researcher Dan H. Barouch from […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
More Than 50 Monkeys Poisoned To Death In Telangana, Found Stuffed In Gunny Bags

Hyderabad: Over 50 monkeys were suspected to be poisoned to death and stuffed in gunny bags in Telangana’s Mahabubabad district, a Forest Department official said on Wednesday. The bodies of the monkeys were stuffed in gunny bags and thrown on a hillock near Sanigapuram village. Many of the monkeys killed were babies. The incident came […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021