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December 2, 2013
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Biologists find an evolutionary Facebook for monkeys and apes

Why do the faces of some primates contain so many different colors — black, blue, red, orange and white — that are mixed in all kinds of combinations and often striking patterns while other primate faces are quite plain? UCLA … Continue reading

July 5, 2013
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Great ape genetic diversity catalog frames primate evolution and future conservation

A model of great ape history during the past 15 million years has been fashioned through the study of genetic variation in a large panel of humans, chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans.  The catalog of great ape genetic diversity, the most … Continue reading

January 28, 2011
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Scientists Determine What Makes an Orangutan an Orangutan

*New map of the genetic code of endangered orangutans yields important new conservation tools and insights into evolution* For the first time, scientists have mapped the genome–the genetic code–of orangutans. This new tool may be used to support efforts to … Continue reading