Feds propose listing all chimps as endangered The Fish and Wildlife Service Tuesday called for protection of all chimpanzees as endangered, an action that could affect use of the apes in medical research.
June 12, 2013 - Seattle Times
Captive Chimpanzees May Get Endangered Status in US The federal government has proposed listing captive chimpanzees as endangered, which would increase protections for the animals, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS).
June 11, 2013 - LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News
George Church in Times Daily (registration) The big issue would be whether enough people felt that a chimp-Neanderthal hybrid would be acceptable, and that would be broadly discussed before anyone started to work on it,Dr. Church said.
Eric Lander in USA Today For the first time we're able to see the details written out in the DNA,said Eric Lander, one of the collaborators on the study. "What they tell us at the least is that the human-chimp speciation was very unusual."
Jay Leno in FOXNews OK, you know the worst part about testifying, I had to follow the chimp. The witness chair was a mess,Leno told his audience.