In 2001, French scientist Alain Beauvilain and three Chadian colleagues discovered a fossil cranium in the dunes of the Chadian Sahara Desert.
Venema cites the vitellogenin pseudogene as supposedly demonstrating common ancestry between humans and birds, such as chickens.
A whopping 30% of the gorilla genome — amounting to hundreds of millions of base pairs of gorilla DNA — contradicts the standard supposed evolutionary phylogeny of great apes and humans.
Opening statements wrapped up today and one thing is beyond doubt: this trial will be misrepresented in the media.
That’s the big news revealed last week with the publication of the sequence of the full gorilla genome.