Thursday, December 22, 2005

Science Magazine: Top Scientific Breakthroughs of 2005

Here's an article with a nice summary of what Science Magazine considers the top scientific breakthroughs of 2005:

#1: Evidence supporting evolution.
In the annual roundup, the journal's editors pointed to wide-ranging research built on the foundations of Charles Darwin’s landmark 1859 work ”The Origin of Species” and the idea of natural selection. Among the highlights: a study that showed a mere 4 percent difference between human and chimpanzee DNA, and studies documenting the splits in species of birds, fish and caterpillars.

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