Tuesday, April 17, 2007

U. of M. Study: Chimps More Evolved than Humans

Rings true.

Here is the press release from University of Michigan.
Check out coverage in this article from the Times Online.

“Our results show that the number of positively selected genes is substantially smaller in humans than in chimps,” said Jianzhi Zhang, who led the study. “These observations . . . refute the anthropocentric view that a grand enhancement in Darwinian selection underlies human origins.”