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    Thursday, December 31st, 2015

    Controversial New Regulations Proposed to Require Consent for All Tissue Research. Rebecca Skloot’s new OpEd Urges Action

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    Your cells and genetic information can be used in research without your knowledge — this happens all the time. It leads to important medical advances […]



    Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

    More Assistance Creature Follow Up – The History of Service Monkeys, Plus Monkey Waiters

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    The history of service monkeys with links to early studies, archival video footage (even monkey waiters)



    Saturday, January 3rd, 2009

    More Follow Up on NYT Story About Assistance Creatures

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    More follow up on miniature guide horses, monkeys for paraplegics, and parrots for psychotics: Photos, video, etc.



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