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Keep up to date with the latest news, events and releases from the Visible Ape Project.

3D Printing of Visible Ape Project Modals for Kids

We are currently in the process of building 3D models that will open up fun and interactive learning curves that would normally take years to traverse. Stay tuned for updates on this existing new initiative.  

Comming soon! 

Check out our article about VAP in Evolutionary Anthropology

We are honored to publish our first paper describing the VAP in this top anthropology journal. A detailed walkthrough of our site, our project, and the apes profiled. Download PDF | Read more 

May 18, 2021 

VAP Researchers publish article on human muscle variations and anomalies

Principal investigator Rui Diogo and postdoctoral researcher Eve Boyle published an article in a special collection of Current Molecular Biology Reports. Their article summarizes what we know about the muscles that are typically present in the apes but are only present in humans as variations or anomalies. The article features an original anatomical illustration by Vondel Mahon. Read more 

May 16, 2020  

le Scienze publishes article on the VAP

Science journalist Sara Mohammad writes about the history, educational impact, and future of the Visible Ape Project in the Italian edition of Scientific American. Read more 

April 2nd, 2020  

University of Barcelona celebrates VAP launch

University of Barcelona published an article celebrating the contributions of faculty member Josep. M Potau to the Visible Ape Project. Read more 

March 18th, 2020  

University of Aveiro celebrates VAP launch

University of Aveiro published an article celebrating the contributions of current student, Saul Martin, and past student, Rui Diogo, to the Visible Ape Project. Read more: English | Portuguese 

March 16th, 2020  

Valladolid University celebrates VAP launch

Valladolid University published an article celebrating the contributions of its faculty and researchers to the Visible Ape Project. Read more 

March 13th, 2020  

VAP Scientists at NMNH 'The Scientist is In' Series

Visible Ape Project Team Members Eve Boyle and Laura Martinez-Inigo present as a part of the National Museum of Natural History's 'Scientist Is In' Program series. Read more 

March 3rd, 2020  

New VAP E-Learning Content Release

The Visible Ape Project just released new lesson plans and learning activities! Check them out on our Educator Resources page,   

March 3rd, 2020