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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.

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