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Fast-evolving genome regions point to DNA that sets humans apart

Computer illustration of a DNA sequencing concept

Researchers have found more than one thousand rapidly evolving segments of DNA that help to distinguish hominins from other apes. Credit: KTS Design/Science Photo Library

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Nature 612, 10 (2022)



  1. Mangan, R. J. et al. Cell 185, 4587–4603 (2022).

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