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Scientists Complete Bonobo Genome
2012-06-13 21:58:19

Max Planck scientists have completed the genome of the bonobo -- the final great ape to be sequenced

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2011-03-07 10:50:00

While humans and the common chimpanzee wage war and kill each other, bonobos do not.

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2010-05-13 09:05:00

Duke University assistant professor Brian Hare and colleagues study the behavior of bonobos -- apes that are genetically close to humans.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.