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Safe, Sane and Consensual

A gray-brown Taiwanese macaque screeched. Then a human. I turned to see a monkey loping after a student who stabbed backward through the air with her red polka-dot umbrella. She hugged a plastic bag of food to her chest like she was holding an infant. Finally, the macaque retreated. Welcome
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Researchers restore light sensitivity in blind mice

A research team at UC Berkeley led by Richard Kramer, professor of neurobiology, has discovered a way to temporarily restore light sensitivity in mice with degenerative blindness. The team worked with researchers from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and the University of Washington, and results were published in the Feb. 19 issue of Neuron.
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