This Week in PNAS

In the early, online version of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international team led by investigators at Pennsylvania State University describes how it used genome sequencing to explore population patterns for the aye-aye — a nocturnal lemur species — in Madagascar. Using whole-genome sequence data on a dozen aye-ayes from the northern, western, or eastern parts of Madagascar, the researchers saw signs of genetic differentiation between aye-aye populations.

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