Saturday, May 20, 2006

Speciation of Humans and Chimpanzees

A report in Nature (advance online report dated 17 May 2006) on the divergence-convergence-divergence of humans and chimpanzees has loosed a flurry of news reports and response, some spurious, others more reasoned. Search speciation humans chimpanzees on Google and you'll find a flood of responses to the Nature paper. The full article can be read online through Oberlin's subscription, for Oberlin affiliated users. Off-campus users will have to login before downloading the full-text article.

Genetic evidence for complex speciation of humans and chimpanzees.
Nick Patterson, Daniel J. Richter, Sante Gnerre, Eric S. Lander and David Reich.

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