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NIH puts hold on move of Alamogordo chimps, pending NAS study on US chimp research–UPDATED

On the heels of protests from the former governor of New Mexico and famed primatologist , the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has decided to delay moving a colony of aging research chimpanzees from unofficial retirement in New Mexico to an active research facility in Texas – and has enlisted the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) to weigh in on the utility of chimps’ use in medical research.

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