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Planet Earth

Channel Surfing For The Inner Chimp

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerAugust 30, 2004 8:25 PM

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While doing some research on human evolution, I stumbled across the web site for a wonderful meeting that was held in March at San Diego to celebrate the sequencing of the chimpanzee genome. You can watch the lectures here. By comparing the chimp genome to the human genome, scientists are discovering exactly how we evolved into the peculiar species that we are. If you find yourself in an argument with someone who claims that evolution has nothing to do with cutting edge science, plunk them down in front of these talks. Without evolution, genomics is gibberish. (Note--Oliver Baker informs me that this page won't work in Firefox. IE and Safari are fine.)

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