Re: Bioplague [has Tom Clancy spoilers]

Damien Broderick (
Sat, 09 Oct 1999 14:13:21 +0000

>> In this genre of future fiction, did anyone read the bestseller
>> 6" that came out I believe 2 years ago?

>Very very difficult. There is a 2%+ difference in the primate &
>human genomes and it is not specific to a single chromosome.

Nor only that, human chromosome 2 is the fused remains of two different chromosomes in other primates. Would this matter, if the bulk of the same genetic data is still there in both cases? Dunno, but I wouldn't suggesting trying this experiment at home.

Damien Broderick