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The Gary Null Show – 04.27.17

Update on the chimps abandoned on a Liberian Island and negligence by the New York Blood Bank Center Kathleen Conlee is the Vice President of Animal Research Issues for the Humane Society of the United States in Washington, where she specializes in experimental activities carried out on animals in laboratories that result in pain and suffering.  Her department makes efforts …

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Many GMO studies have financial conflicts of interest

Financial conflicts of interest were found in 40 percent of published research articles on the genetically modified crops, also known as GMO crops, French researchers said this week. The findings in the December 15 edition of the US journal PLOS ONE focused on hundreds of research articles published in international scientific journals. “We found that ties between researchers and the …

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DO DOGS HAVE A SOUL?: TAKING “CREATURELY” LIFE SERIOUSLY

The hottest news in animal life right now is a story about “religious” chimpanzees. A group of researchers believes that chimps may be engaging in ritualistic, but seemingly purposeless, stone throwing behaviors. Originally reported in the journal Nature as suggestive evidence that there may be more parallels between human and non-human ritualistic behavior than previously thought, the story has been feverishly touted by news …

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In Historic Ruling, Pair of Chimpanzees Recognized as ‘Legal Persons’ – Nadia Prupis

For the first time in U.S. history, a judge has effectively recognized two chimpanzees as legal persons, in an order Monday which will allow a pair of research primates—Hercules and Leo—to seek relief from unlawful imprisonment. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe on Monday granted the chimps a writ of habeas corpusthat will require Stony Brook University, where they are being kept …