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Curr Biol. 2006 Aug 22;16(16):R647-50.

Evolutionary biology: how did the human species form?

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Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Kings Buildings, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, UK.

Abstract

A recent analysis has shown that divergence between human and chimpanzee varies greatly across the genome. Although this is consistent with "hybridisation" between the diverging human and chimp lineages, such observations can be explained more simply by the null model of allopatric speciation.

PMID:
16920616
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2006.07.032
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