NHGRI to sequence the Gibbon genome

The white-cheeked gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) will be the next species of primate to get its genome sequenced by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) in Bethesda, Maryland, accoridng to ScienceNOW Daily News. After decoding the human and chimpanzee sequence, the NHGRI has seen how the benefits of related genomes have helped medicine and other... Continue Reading →

More on the Mouse Lemurs (Microcebus) of Eastern Madagascar

I've tracked down the paper published in April of 2006, in the journal International Journal of Primatology, on the discovery of the three new species of mouse lemur from Madagascar. The paper is titled, "Revision of the Mouse Lemurs (Microcebus) of Eastern Madagascar" from Edward E. Louis, et al. The abstract reads, "Phylogenetic analysis of... Continue Reading →

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