Chimps and us | The Gene Code

It seems tiny changes within the gene six million years ago mutated the hotspots on our ancestors' chromosomes and began driving two species out of one.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 5'14''
  • Broadcast year: 2011
Curriculum Connection
  • Biology | Reproduction, genetics and evolution | Variation | Genetic and environmental variation

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: The Gene Code
  • Episode: The Book of Life