Monkey medicine

December 15, 2006

Intimidation of researchers involved in scientific experiments on monkeys is stifling recruitment into the field, a report says this week.

The Weatherall report, on the use of non-human primates in research, says there is anecdotal evidence that recruiting postdoctoral scientists or more senior academics is becoming "increasingly difficult". However, it recommends that experiments on non-human primates continue where there is no alternative, especially in neuroscience, communicable disease and reproductive biology.

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