Darwinian Logic: The Latest on Chimp and Human DNA

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Protein-coding regions of DNA in chimps and humans are remarkably similar -- 98%, by many estimates -- and this similarity has been used as evidence that the two species are descended from a common ancestor. Yet chimps and humans are very different anatomically and behaviorally, and even thirty years ago some biologists were speculating that those differences might be due to non-protein-coding regions, which make up about 98% of chimp and human DNA.

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Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB)

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Darwinian Logic, John McDonald
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  • Created By: Colly Mitchell
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Nov 2, 2011 - 11:03am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:25pm