Science Nation - Bonobos and Chimpanzees

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With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), anthropologist Brian Hare and his wife and colleague Vanessa Woods study bonobo behavior, investigating how bonobos differ from chimpanzees, and how bonobos might provide insight on the origins of cooperation in human society. For more Science Nation, visit: http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp

Jim Knight on "Large Genome Assembly with 454 Data"

submitted by: JGI

Jim Knight of Roche Diagnostics discusses bonobo and tomato assemblies, among other things, on June 3, 2010 at the "Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future" meeting in Santa Fe, NM.