February 2019


Chimpanzees Are The First Animal Known to Develop Alzheimer’s Markers

A brand new report in the Neurobiology of Aging finds that Chimpanzees develop similar, but not identical, brain characteristics of Alzheimer’s disease as they age. Chimps are humanities closest relatives, and this could help researchers understand why humans develop alzheimer’s and dementia and could also show behavioural changes in chimps as caretakers. Most animals cognitive abilities decline with age, however

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