Posted: Apr 30, 2019 8:32 pm
by Spearthrower
Gads this is ancient... surely it would've taken mere seconds for the chap to discover? ... ifferences

The traditional comparison cited in textbooks is that the difference is 1.2 percent, based on variations in single base-pairs in gene sequences. “But our data on these duplications shows a 2.7 percent difference, base per base, between chimps and humans,” said Eichler. “So when we talk about how similar chimps and humans are, we really need to be careful that we are referring to variation in the whole genome as opposed to just those single-base-pair changes.”