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Stony Brook Chimps Could Be Granted "Personhood "

by Lab Manager
While a May 20 ruling by a Manhattan Supreme Court Justice appeared to grant legal personhood to two research chimpanzees from Stony Brook University, the Nonhuman Rights Project later clarified that the judge will hear arguments on whether or not the chimps will remain at the university and whether or not they could be considered "persons" in the eyes of the law, but has not  yet made a final decision granting them legal personhood.

Study Shows Success Breeds Success

by Stony Brook University
In a Stony Brook University-led study that uses website-based experiments to uncover whether the age-old adage that “success breeds success” is a reality, researchers found that early success bestowed on individuals produced significant increases in subsequent rates of success, in comparison to non-recipients of success.