Fw: Chimp and human

Deanne Bell dbell at qnis.net
Mon Nov 27 11:41:57 EST 2000


Good call, Tom.
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> 
> > In article
<Pine.SGI.3.96.1001126161251.12446198A-100000 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk>,
> > Michael Witty  <mw132 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> > They might not understand it very much, but it turns out they were more
> > accurate than you.  There might be a lesson in there somewhere. 
> 
> Another equally valid way of quoting this number, with, of course,
> dramatically different socio-political spin, is to say there are on
> the order of 50 million differences.  I don't think either of these
> statements provide much true insight.  Would that we had a theory rich
> enough to actually produce a number or set of numbers having some
> significance.
> 
> 


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