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Deep survey of ape genetic diversity provides new insights into human-ape evolution

2013.07.17 | Ellen Bernadette Noer

A large international research collaboration including researchers from the Bioinformatics Centre has created a database of great ape genetic diversity, the most comprehensive yet. In the study, researchers sequenced a total of 79 great apes, including chimpanzees, bonobos,  gorillas, orangutans and humans, and the research behind the database has just been published in the scientific journal Nature. Read more.

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