Researchers deciphered the genetic code of the Philippine Tarsier

Lighter than two bars of chocolate, but a scientific heavy weight: the genome of the Tarsier provides insight into the evolutionary history of man. An international team of researchers in the laboratories of Dr. Wesley Warren at the McDonnell Genome Institute, Washington, USA, and Dr. Jürgen Schmitz at the Institute for Experimental Pathology of the Medical Faculty of the University of Münster, Germany have now published their most recent scientific findings in the journal „Nature Communications“. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)