For years we’ve been told that human and chimp DNA is some 99 percent identical. Is that true?
The extent to which the authors recognize the implications of their conclusions is difficult to say.
It’s another example of a paper that sounds like it could have been written by a proponent of intelligent design.
We have a lonely hypothesis standing by itself in the center of the room, which no one, including its author, will own as true.
“The category ‘mainstream science’ sounds plausibly neutral, capturing the sort of objective knowledge to which any well-educated adult should assent.”