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Brain-Activated Muscle Stimulation Restores Monkeys' Hand Movement After Paralysis by Medline Plus Posted Wed 18 Apr 2012 4:01pm An artificial connection between the brain and muscles can restore complex hand movements in monkeys following paralysis, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. In a r ... Read on »
Monkeys, Hands, and speech by Tom Weidig Posted Tue 01 May 2007 12:00am Oh my god, the competition is getting younger: The Kids Speak Blog . Read on »
Monkey see, monkey do …. by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 6:01pm A non-profit organisation in the USA called Helping Hands trains monkeys to help people with paralysis from the neck down (quadriplegics) and severe mobility impairments. This has made me think, can monkeys be trained to help deaf people, in the same way that a Hearing Dog does? Why are monkeys being trained? Monkeys use their hands to ... Read on »
Spider Monkeys… by Amy .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 26 Mar 2009 3:13pm     Spider Monkeys…   I almost became a human version of one these the last couple of weeks.   Almost…   There is a story of the spider monkey and it goes something like this-   Spider monkeys are not trapped through conventional ways-   No… the hunters have learned a technique that guarantees capture.   ... Read on »
my little monkey... by mama2quads Posted Tue 28 Oct 2008 12:00am We have a monkey on our hands! Miss Camryn has realized her heritage & started scaling EVERYTHING! They inherited a new "hand me down" toy called a "Kangaroo Climber". Well, it is what it's called, a climber! IT taught them how to climb & they LOVE it! It it a large plastic/rubber square with holes for their feet & it even has a slide. Now the ... Read on »
Wild Monkeys by Shelley Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:20pm   Eliza has decided she's part monkey.  It has been her goal in life for the past few weeks to master the monkey bars, and she has the blister-covered hands to prove it.  She has also determined that she is going to be an excellent tree climber, and loves to hang out in a tree by our house.  So when I asked her to go outside with me to take ... Read on »
Apple & Cinnamon Dough Balls (Healthy ‘Monkey Bread’) by Sharon Posted Fri 01 Mar 2013 7:14pm ← #WIAW – Fruit and Nut Pullao Rice by Sharon | March 2, 2013 · 12:14 am ↓ Jump to Comments When I first started blogging, I recall there was a wave of health food bloggers posting recipes for ‘Healthier’ Monkey bread.  I ... Read on »
Seeing myself...in the eyes of a monkey by Sally Kneidel Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:03pm Text and all photos by Sally Kneidel, PhD A wild adult female vervet monkey in my friend's backyard in South Africa Primates fascinate me. I love coming face to face with another animal who's so much like me - the good, the bad, and the ugly. I wanted desperately to see monkeys in Africa. It's easy to imagine that they have hum ... Read on »
Hand Me the Hand-Me-Downs! by Lanae B. Posted Sun 09 Jan 2011 12:29pm I love hand-me-downs. There I said it. I'll admit, when I had my first son over 4 years ago, I couldn't help but buy stuff for him. We have friends who had boys and we were given a huge stash of lightly used clothing early on. While I was grateful for it, I still had a shower where I received a massive amount of adorable boys clothing in addition ... Read on »
Wild monkeys use tools - and choose the right one for the job by Sally Kneidel Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:41pm The first monkeys I ever saw in the wild were white-faced capuchins in Costa Rica. Or maybe black howlers were first. But the capuchins were much more charming than the howlers. I fell in love with them. We were on the beach at Manuel Antonio Parque Nacional the first time, and my son Alan had a banana in his pocket. The capuchins were intere ... Read on »