The Myth of 1%

16 May, 201909:30

“Ever since researchers sequenced the chimp genome in 2005, they have known that humans share about 99% of our DNA with chimpanzees, making them our closest living relatives.” However, this is problematic because the chimp genome was not built from scratch. But even with this evolutionary bias, the actual differences are much bigger than 1%.

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Original article, The myth of 1%
Genomic monkey business
Human/chimp genome shock
Why did God make humans and chimps so similar?
Furry little humans?
Aping humans

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