The antiviral drug, Remdesivir is the first drug shown to be effective against COVID-19 in human trials.
Animal testing: Scientists test several candidates on ferrets, monkeys in hopes of making a safe COVID-19 vaccine
Ferrets develop a fever and they also cough and sneeze, infecting each other much as people do.
Some genetic variants from a human's past can be helpful as it may allow people to have a long life despite smoking
Monitoring Delhi's monkey business: Will a census, professional mimics help tackle growing primate population?
Monkeys straying into human settlements, primarily in search of food, are causing disturbances, even attacking humans. This has been an ongoing problem in Delhi and the government has planned a census of the monkey population in the city, for area-wise identification and tackling of the issue.
From stealthy chimps, smart orca whales to farmer leafcutter ants, animals do better as community than humans
Once animals are grouped, a mechanism comes into play that makes living in a group efficient
The skeleton reconstructed belongs to a 13-year-old girl whose DNA was found in her pinky finger.
The chimps' main threat is habitat loss & Africa's 1.2 billion human population is expected to double by mid-century.
From avian vomitologist, gross stunt testers and snake venom collectors, strange jobs which involve wild animals not only risk them but also humans
From avian vomitologists, langur kidnappers and gross stunt testers, there is more than one strange job in the world which involves wild animals.
They use their power and status to ensure their son gets the best mate, ignoring their daughters.
The monkeys also performed significantly better in short-term memory tests & reaction time.
Monkeys kill two people in Agra: Culling, trans-locating or sterilising primates won't end animal-human conflicts
The Wildlife SOS, who have been given the task of capturing and sterilising monkeys, has sterilised 500 monkeys as of now. The sterilisation of one monkey costs around Rs 3,200 to 3,500.
A new study shows that sheep have the ability to recognise human faces from photographs on computer screens.
Gorillas, monkeys and other primates are in danger of becoming extinct. Scientists say it's our fault that our closest living relatives are in trouble.
The Supreme Court on Monday asked an animal rights activist and other organisations to point out to the Central government flaws in its notifications permitting the culling of nilgais, wild boars and rhesus monkeys in Bihar, Uttrakhand and Himachal Pradesh.
Bengaluru is going through a heat wave and severe water shortage, how best do the animals cope?
If Himachal and Kerala would only listen, we could create a more real set of “menaces” that could occupy press conferences
The clash between the old world and the new is sharply in focus in the crowded 3,000-year-old holy city of Varanasi, where many devout Hindus come to die in the belief that doing so will give them salvation. Varanasi is also home to hundreds of macaque monkeys that live in its temples and are fed and venerated by devotees.
Wikipedia is currently embroiled in a unique legal battle with British Photographer David Slater. The problem: Slater wants Wikipedia to take down the image of a Macaque smiling straight into the camera.
A selfie taken by a black macaque monkey has become a tug of war between Wikipedia and the photographer who claims he is the owner of the selfie.
Venkaiah Naidu told Rajya Sabha that when it comes to tackling the monkey-menace, NDMC has hired 40 young people to impersonate langurs.