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Primates vs cobras: How our last common ancestor built venom resistance

The last common ancestor of chimps, gorillas and humans developed an increased resistance toward cobra venom, according to University of Queensland-led research. Scientists used animal-free …

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Diversity of the gut microbiome in gorillas

A new study led by North Carolina State University and the Denver Zoo sheds light on the gut microbiome of gorillas, moving researchers closer to …

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