Animals

First Assembly of Pure Great Ape Genomes

Researchers have assembled the genomes of an orang-utan and a chimpanzee without incorporating any human DNA for the first time, allowing for a more accurate evaluation of their genotypes.

Evidence Shows Animals Can Play Back Memories

Researchers have found the first evidence that non-human animals can mentally replay past events from memory. The discovery could help advance the development of new drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease.