Depending on who you ask, humans and chimps share 96 to 99 percent of genes. Yet we look staggeringly different. Or do … [Read More...] about Why humans and chimps look different if 99% of their genes are identical?
Hi, this is Maris here! I am a biologist, albeit a weird one. After school, I studied and graduated in engineering, and chose to pursue a career in biology about a decade later. So I went to university full-time at about the same time my kids went to school. Not because I had to, but because I wanted to. Monkeygene is a website where I share my passion for nature, human place in it, evolution, genetics and other fields of biology. In fact, monkey gene — that's me!