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The Origins of O

By | May 1, 2015

A strain of HIV that has afflicted more than 100,000 people emerged from gorillas.

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Genome Digest

By | April 16, 2015

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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Great Ape Microbiomes

By | November 6, 2014

Chimpanzees, bonobos, and gorillas harbor more microbial diversity in their guts than do humans, a study shows.

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Behavior Brief

By | March 27, 2014

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Top Genomes of 2012

By | December 20, 2012

What researchers learned as they dug through some of the most interesting genomes sequenced this year

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Genome Digest

By | March 7, 2012

Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.

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Rare Gorilla Encounter

By | January 6, 2012

American wildlife photographer sits in awe and disbelief as a troop of wild Ugandan mountain gorillas coddle and groom him.

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Saving Rwanda's Gorillas

By | October 1, 2011

In late June 2009, a small group of mountain gorillas in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park began to fall ill. One by one, 11 of the dozen apes started exhibiting severe respiratory problems. 

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Gorilla Warfare

By | October 1, 2011

As ecotourism becomes more popular, wild apes are succumbing to human diseases.

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