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More on How Chimps and Humans Differ: Anatomy and Behavior


It seems obvious: humans and chimps, our presumed evolutionary cousins, differ markedly. But as Wesley Smith noted here yesterday, it is not so obvious to the editors of Human Evolution.

On a classic episode of ID the Future, biologist Ann Gauger talks with host Sarah Chaffee about physiological, anatomical, cultural, and behavioral differences between humans and chimpanzees. Download the podcast or listen to it here.

Turning to the question of human origins from a shared ancestor, Dr. Gauger considers how long it would take to acquire the needed mutations by Darwinian mechanisms? Much, much longer than the available timeframe, she explains. This is Part 4 of a series. Find earlier episodes in the series here, here, and here.

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