With permission from John West and Sarah Chaffee, here is the full text of their interview with staff writer Olga Khazan.
It seems obvious: humans and chimps differ markedly. But as Wesley Smith noted yesterday, it is not so obvious to the editors of Human Evolution.
Backed up by no fewer than four security guards, three conference officials hustled him out, accusing him of promoting fake science.
“We don’t splice our RNA the same way chimps do,” says biologist Dr. Ann Gauger, continuing a conversation with host Sarah Chaffee.
Do we have 99 percent of our DNA in common with chimps?