|MadSci Network: Evolution|
I think that when many scientist say things like "...Humans and the great apes have anywhere from 93-95% of the same genes...", that they must not be playing with a full deck of cards. I don't think it mattered if we had 99.999% of the same genes, because just one seperate and different nitrogen base or amino acid or chromosome can make a world of difference. We don't have the knowledge to assum that, because 94% of our genes are the same, that we are closely related. My God, man, look at pigs. We use their organs because they are so similar to our own. We do not use ape organs, now do we?
Re: 93-95% Gene Similarity between us and apes...does it mean ANYTHING?
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