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Genome Comparisons Hold Clues to Human Evolution

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Science  12 Dec 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5652, pp. 1876-1877
DOI: 10.1126/science.302.5652.1876a

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Key differences between chimp and human genome coding sequences have propelled human evolution and sometimes lead to genetic diseases, according to work reported on page 1960.