December 14, 2013 The country's first claim of safely sending a monkey into space ended in controversy, when a different monkey was used in pictures showing the return.
December 10, 2013 Can a monkey randomly striking keys on a typewriter write Hamlet? It doesn't seem likely. But that hasn't stopped people from trying to bring this idea to life. Watch and find out what they did.
November 19, 2013 Troops of marauding rhesus monkeys have become a major problem in India, snatching food, chewing Internet cables and romping through government buildings.
October 24, 2013 Patricia Wright arrived in the Amazon armed only with intense curiosity about secretive owl monkeys. She emerged from the jungle on a new life trajectory. Since that singular experience, she has gone on to become well known for her work with Lemurs in Madagascar. Commentator Barbara J. King interviews Wright about her new memoir.
January 28, 2013 The nation's official media reports the primate was sent up about 75 miles. It reportedly survived the trip. Iran says it's aiming to launch a manned mission in five to eight years. Other nations are concerned that the program is really aimed at developing long-range missiles.