1987 Photo Contest, Science & Technology, 2nd prize

José Azel

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01 January, 1986

At the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, a program entitled 'Simian Aides' enables physically disabled patients to use the services of monkeys. A system of reward and punishment teaches the monkeys to fetch food and drink, newspapers and books. The patients use laser beams to indicate what they want.

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José Azel

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