Genes In Common

You don't look much like a fly or a worm. But believe it or not, you share genes with both of them—and with every other living organism. Scientists study the genes in bacteria, fish, chimpanzees, and other living things to learn more about humans.

How much DNA do you share with these living things? Roll the cursor over each image to find out.

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36% 98% 85% *
7% 15% 21% *