Scientists Are Sequencing The Genome Of Every Complex Species On Earth

Posted in Science on 28th Jan, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers will no longer be limited to a few "Model species" and will be able to mine the DNA sequence database of any organism that shows interesting characteristics.

Over half of primates now facing extinction, new report says

Posted in Science on 20th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

The primates are a diverse order that include apes, our closest biological relatives, as well as monkeys, lemurs, lorises and tarsiers.

World wildlife 'falls by 58% in 40 years'

Posted in Featured, Science on 27th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

Human activity, including habitat loss, wildlife trade, pollution and climate change contributed to the declines.

Four out of six great apes one step away from extinction, experts say

Posted in Science on 6th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Four out of six great ape species are now Critically Endangered with the remaining two also under considerable threat of extinction.

Orangutan 'copies human speech'

Posted in Featured, Science on 28th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

That "other orangutans seem to be exhibiting equivalent vocal skills shows that Rocky is not a bizarre or abnormal individual"