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In 2009, Boyden and colleagues described optogenetics in a macaque.Controlling nerve cells with light opened new ways to study the brain|Laura Sanders|June 18, 2021|Science News
Because their brains are the most similar to ours, rhesus macaque monkeys are often the critical step before a brain-machine interface technology is adapted for humans.How Scientists Used Ultrasound to Read Monkeys’ Minds|Shelly Fan|March 30, 2021|Singularity Hub
They presented macaques with 175 images, showing 25 individuals in seven poses, and recorded the neural signatures from “face patches,” visual processing areas that specialize in face recognition.
The researchers used a version of AlexNet to model the ventral visual stream of macaques and figured out the correspondences between the artificial neuron units and neural sites in the monkeys’ V4 area.
An odd new study involving rhesus macaque monkeys, ethanol, and vaccines has found some benefit to moderate drinking.Drink to Your Health? How Alcohol Might Actually Be Good for You|Kent Sepkowitz|December 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Instead of a small crest of hair, which is found on the top of the head of the macaque, this animal has it sharp and pointed.
The egret also has a longer tail than the macaque, in proportion to the length of its body.
The macaque has pouches on each side of his cheeks, and callosities on his posteriors.
The macaque and the egret, appeared to us so similar, that we presumed them to be of one and the same species.
The only other member of this family that we can mention is the crab-eating macaque, which is found in Siam and Burma.The Animal World, A Book of Natural History|Theodore Wood