ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 26, 2000
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(Studio: Kevin Newman) Report introduced.
(No location given: Robert Krulwich) A perspective on the outcome of the project to map the human genes presented; details given of how closely related humans are genetically to yeast, pigs or chickens. [MIT/Whitehead Institution for Biomedical Research professor Gerald FINK - explains the closeness of human and yeast genes.] [Human Genome Project/NIH director Dr. Frances COLLINS - says 99 percent of the chimps gene sequence is identical to humans!]
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