Morton Fox (mortonfox) wrote,
Morton Fox

Chuck E Cheese or Gary the Rat?

Genome hunt shows humans closer to rats than cats
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- A comparison of human DNA to 12 other animals shows we share more than our genes and helps show that people are more closely related to rats than to cats, scientists reported on Wednesday.

The survey also adds to the argument that so-called "junk" DNA is nothing of the sort, but must do something important because it stays virtually identical across many species.

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