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Biotech

Submission + - Humans not as similar to chimps as was believed

An anonymous reader writes: Scientific American reports on research that found we humans are a good deal more genetically different from chimpanzees that we'd been lead to believe. The much quoted 1.5% difference between chimps and humans is more like 6%, which makes chimps slightly less closely related than we thought they were.

Much of the excitement we get out of our work is that we don't really know what we are doing. -- E. Dijkstra

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