Why We Don’t Bark

Not that you didn’t know that we aren’t dogs, science has proof of that fact. In the drawing below are the 23 chromosomes of a dog. The amount of color in each represents the amount of genes that we and dogs have in common.

My y-chromosome is less like a dog’s which is why I had children, not pups.

Yet the reason I bring this artistic representation to your attention is to show how dull and perhaps unfamiliar data can be represented artistically to not only pique interest, but also to explain the concept more thoroughly than mere numbers can.

Here is the video associated with this concept.



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