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Chimpanzees should hardly ever be used for medical research, a prestigious scientific group told the U.S. government Thursday — advice that means days in the laboratory may be numbered for humans’ closest relatives.
(That’s good news for Patin, Emslee, and Arielle, the chimps at the New Iberia Research Center in New Iberia, La., pictured here in October 2011.)
Image: Tim Mueller / Redux Pictures

Chimpanzees should hardly ever be used for medical research, a prestigious scientific group told the U.S. government Thursday — advice that means days in the laboratory may be numbered for humans’ closest relatives.

(That’s good news for Patin, Emslee, and Arielle, the chimps at the New Iberia Research Center in New Iberia, La., pictured here in October 2011.)

Image: Tim Mueller / Redux Pictures

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    thats cuz they wanna stop The Rise of Planet of the Apes from happening!
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    Yo no voy a tener hijos de grande, yo voy a tener chimpancés.
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    CORRECTION: Chimps should NEVER be used for RESEARCH - EVER!!!! Humans have done wicked things in the name of “research”...
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    chimps, chumps
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