News FocusAMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGISTS MEETING

Seeing What an Extinct Monkey Saw

Science  07 May 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5672, pp. 819
DOI: 10.1126/science.304.5672.819

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TAMPA, FLORIDA-- About 1200 researchers attended the 73rd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists here from 14 to 17 April. Paleontologists reported using computerized tomography scans on the skull of a 20-million-year-old monkey long thought to have been nocturnal--and concluded that it lacked night vision.

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