Gorilla Genome Sheds Light On Human Evolution

Reporting in Nature, researchers write they have deciphered the genetic code of the gorilla, the last of the great apes to have its genome sequenced. Study co-author Aylwyn Scally discusses what the data reveal about the evolution of humans and other apes.

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Aylwyn Scally

Aylwyn Scally is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. She’s based in Hinxton, United Kingdom.