Episode 650 – Monkey DNA Pt 2

A high degree of genetic similarity (as high as 99% according to some studies) between humans and chimpanzees leads evolutionary biologists to conclude the two species share a common ancestor. However, a closer look at the genomic data presents a less certain picture. Listen as Pat and Dr. Rana explain the reason for similarity and if this is indeed evidence of a common ancestor.
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