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MinuteEarth provides an energetic and entertaining view of trends in earth’s environment – in just a few minutes!

Created by Henry Reich
With the MinuteEarth team: Alex Reich, Peter Reich, Emily Elert, Ever Salazar, Kate Yoshida, and Henry Reich. Music by Nathaniel Schroeder: http://www.soundcloud.com/drschroeder

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References:

Boyko, Adam R. A Simple Genetic Architecture Underlies Morphological Variation in Dogs. PLOS Biology. Published: August 10, 2010 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000451
http://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.1000451

Cohen, Jon. Relative Differences: The Myth of 1%. Science 29 June 2007. Vol. 316 no. 5833 p. 1836
DOI: 10.1126/science.316.5833.1836
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/316/5833/1836.short

Demuth, Jeffrey P. The Evolution of Mammalian Gene Families. PLOS ONE. December 20, 2006 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000085
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0000085

Mahler, Kimberly L. Sequence divergence of Mus spretus and Mus musculus across a skin cancer susceptibility locus. BMC Genomics. 2008; 9: 626. Published online 2008 Dec 23. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-9-626
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2628916/

The Chimpanzee Sequencing and Analysis Consortium. Initial sequence of the chimpanzee genome and comparison with the human genome. Nature 437, 69-87 (1 September 2005) | doi:10.1038/nature04072
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v437/n7055/full/nature04072.html#a25

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