New Chromosome Research Undermines Human-Chimp Similarity Claims

Posted on August 6, 2010


by Jeffrey Tomkins, Ph.D., & Brian Thomas, M.S. *

A recent high-profile article in the journal Nature released the results of a study with implications that shocked the scientific community because they contradict long-held claims of human-chimp DNA similarity.1 A previous Acts & Facts article showed that much of the research surrounding the often touted claims of 98 percent (or higher) DNA similarity between chimps and humans has been based on flawed and biased research.

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