Chimpanzee genome sequenced
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Saturday, September 3, 2005
The Chimpanzee Sequencing and Analysis Consortium, made up of 67 scientists from the United States, Israel, Italy, Germany, and Spain, has released a draft version of its report on the chimpanzee genome in the September 1 edition of the scientific journal Nature. The researchers mapped 94% of the genome. The report centers on comparisons between chimpanzee and human DNA.
- Sarah Graham and Kate Wong. "Chimp Genome--and First Fossils--Unveiled" — ScientificAmerican.com, August 31, 2005
- "Decoded chimpanzee genome shows striking similarity with human's" — Xinhua, September 1, 2005
- Clive Cookson. "Chimp and human DNA is 96% identical" — Financial Times, August 31, 2005
- Roger Highfield. "Chimpanzee genes show what it means to be human" — Telegraph, September 1, 2005
- Rick Weiss. "Scientists Complete Genetic Map of the Chimpanzee" — washingtonpost.com, September 1, 2005
- "Chimp code finally revealed" — Mid Day, September 1, 2005
- Nicholas Wade. "In Chimpanzee DNA, Signs of Y Chromosome's Evolution" — The New York Times, September 1, 2005
- Karen Kaplan. "Man, Chimp Separated by Dab of DNA" — Los Angeles Times, September 1, 2005
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