Chinese researchers are intentionally breeding “autistic” monkeys

January 28, 2016 by  
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A group of scientists in China announced the results of a controversial experiment this week: they claim that by using genetic engineering, they’ve bred macaque monkeys with an autism-like disorder. While they intend to use the animals to test treatments and potential cures, some scientists are skeptical that the results will have anything useful to teach us about autism in people. Read the rest of Chinese researchers are intentionally breeding “autistic” monkeys

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