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Nine great apes living at the San Diego Zoo have been vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2, National Geographic reports.

In January, the zoo reported that a troop of about eight Western lowland gorillas tested positive for the virus and exhibited symptoms including coughing. They are thought to have caught SARS-CoV-2 from an asymptomatic zoo worker.

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NPR reports that researchers have developed chimeric embryos as part of work toward growing human organs in animals for organ transplants.

According to the Washington Post, the Biden Administration is set to make changes to federal restrictions on fetal tissue research.

In Science this week: approach to isolated trace DNA from archaic humans from sediments, and more.

Texas Monthly looks into the DNA Zoo being collected by Baylor College of Medicine researchers.