Future Vaccines Depend on Test Subjects in Short Supply: Monkeys

Future Vaccines Depend on Test Subjects in Short Supply: Monkeys

Mark Lewis was desperate to find monkeys. Millions of human lives, all over the world, were at stake.Mr. Lewis, the chief executive of Bioqual, was responsible for providing lab monkeys to pharmaceutical companies like Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, which

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Brain stimulation device lets monkeys ‘see’ shapes without using eyes

Brain stimulation device lets monkeys 'see' shapes without using eyes

By Michael Le Page A rhesus macaqueShutterstock / Blueton Two monkeys are able to “see” and recognise letter shapes generated by arrays of electrodes implanted in their visual cortex rather than relying on light hitting their retina. It is the

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Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 Vaccine Protects Monkeys, Study Finds

Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 Vaccine Protects Monkeys, Study Finds

An experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson protected monkeys from infection in a new study. It is the second vaccine candidate to show promising results in monkeys this week.The company recently began a clinical trial in Europe and

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