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PRIMATE, eccl. law.. An archbishop who has jurisdiction over one or several other metropolitans.

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We have struggled for years to find older and more primitive primate fossils in South America.
Using a safe and non-invasive technique known as "doubly labeled water," which tracks the body's production of carbon dioxide, the researchers measured the number of calories that primates burned over a 10 day period.
In comparison, some of the previous oldest primate fossils found - Darwinius from Germany and Notharctus from Wyoming - were much closer to lemurs, which sit on the most distant branch of the primate family tree from humans.
A red-listing workshop on lemurs, held by the IUCN SSC Primate Specialist group in July this year, revealed that 91% of the 103 species and subspecies were threatened with extinction.
Dear Editor, This year, MEPs and the UK Government are deciding on new rules on animal experiments, and the European Commission has proposed a phase-out of the use of primates.
Dean Wall also announced that the Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, will preach at the installation ceremony for the new primate, who will be elected by General Synod members during the meeting, scheduled for June 19 to 25.
The ADI campaign has the backing of Twiggy, Alexei Sayle, Jenny Seagrove, Carol Royle, and Uri Geller who this week have appeared online urging people to back a primate test ban.
The current dogma surrounding retroviruses is that cross-species transmission is rare, but finding so many near-identical strains between humans and nonhuman primates suggests this is not a rare event.
You can find 20 tapping away on branches at the Duke University Primate Center--the only place in North America with aye-ayes.
The prevalence of naturally acquired primate malaria in humans can be underestimated from examination of blood films.
Since then, the demographic gap between ourselves and the 232 other known primate species has widened even more dramatically.