primates

June 7, 2018

New, higher-quality assemblies of great ape genomes have now been generated without the guidance of the human reference genome.

Vision scientists have uncovered some of the reasons behind the unusual perceptual properties of the eye’s fovea.   Among mammals, only humans and other primates have this dimple-like structure in their retinas.

The genome of the Western lowland gorilla has once again been sequenced and assembled, but at a much higher level of quality beginning to approach that of the mouse and human genome.

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