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Finally, an Ad Campaign Aimed At Monkeys 59

Posted by timothy
from the damned-fine-dirty-ape dept.
TaeKwonDood writes "Does sex sell for monkeys the way it does humans? Apparently so. And researchers are now hoping sexy billboards can cause monkeys to prefer a flavor of Jell-O they otherwise do not."
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Finally, an Ad Campaign Aimed At Monkeys

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  • Re:No pictures... (Score:4, Informative)

    by hey! (33014) on Monday June 27, 2011 @07:05PM (#36591318) Homepage Journal

    Science is competitive. If you've ever worked with scientific data sharing you know that scientists are totally paranoid about unpublished data. And history shows they're justified. Watson and Crick weren't entirely up front with Rosalind Franklin about how they were using her data. Later they stiffed her on the degree of credit she deserved, minimizing her contribution even though they'd have had no chance of being first to publish without her xray data.

It's a naive, domestic operating system without any breeding, but I think you'll be amused by its presumption.

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