German car manufacturers accused of emissions testing on living monkeys

A number of German car manufacturers reportedly funded tests forcing monkeys to breathe toxic diesel fumes in 2014. According to the New York Times, Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW funded research conducted by testing group EUGT, which saw 10 caged monkeys made to breathe the exhaust from a VW Beetle while watching cartoons. Around 25 healthy […]

An energy saving tale at London Zoo

ELN reporter Thomas Grimwood finds out why London Zoo became the first certified Low Energy Company at the launch of a new scheme.

Wild monkeys to track Fukushima radiation

Wild monkeys are soon going to be used to track radiation levels around the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear disaster site in Japan according to reports. Researchers apparently plan to attach collars with GPS transmitters and Geiger counters to around 1,000 monkeys roaming the forests around Fukushima. A huge earthquake and subsequent tsunami caused a triple meltdown […]